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On ideas [electronic resource] : Aristotle's criticism of Plato's theory of forms / Gail Fine.

Author/Creator:
Fine, Gail.
Publication:
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (417 p.)
Subjects:
Form (Philosophy).
Universals (Philosophy).
Aristotle. De ideis.
Plato -- Influence.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Gail Fine's On Ideas is a study of Book 1 of Aristotle's short essay Peri Ideon, in which Aristotle presents a systematic account of a series of five arguments for the existence of Platonic forms along with a series of objections to each of these arguments.
Contents:
""1. Introduction""""2. The first Argument from the Sciences""; ""3. The second Argument from the Sciences""; ""4. The third Argument from the Sciences""; ""5. Conclusion""; ""6. FORMS OF ARTEFACTS""; ""7. PLATO AND THE ARGUMENTS FROM THE SCIENCES""; ""1. Socrates and the Arguments from the Sciences""; ""2. Plato and the premisses of the Arguments from the Sciences""; ""3. Plato and the conclusion of the Arguments from the Sciences""; ""4. The Imperfection Argument""; ""5. Broad compresence""; ""6. Artefact forms again""; ""8. THE ONE OVER MANY ARGUMENT: FORMS AND PREDICATION""
""1. Introduction""""2. The One over Many Argument""; ""3. What is predicated?""; ""4. Negations""; ""5. Plato's One over Many Argument""; ""6. Forms of negations?""; ""7. Separation""; ""9. THE OBJECT OF THOUGHT ARGUMENT: FORMS AND THOUGHT""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2. The Object of Thought Argument""; ""3. Aristotle's first objection to the Object of Thought Argument""; ""4. Aristotle's second objection to the Object of Thought Argument""; ""5. Plato and the Object of Thought Argument""; ""6. Conclusion""; ""10. THE ARGUMENT FROM RELATIVES""; ""1. Introduction""
""2. An overview of the argument""""3. Homonymy, synonymy, and focal connection""; ""4. A puzzle""; ""5. A second puzzle""; ""6. Why equality is homonymous if it is defined in sensible terms""; ""7. How to avoid homonymy""; ""8. How the Argument from Relatives conceives forms""; ""9. Why the Argument from the Relatives is a more accurate argument""; ""10. Conclusion""; ""11. COMPLETENESS AND COMPRESENCE: OWEN ON THE ARGUMENT FROM RELATIVES""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2. Completeness""; ""3. Owen's account of the Argument from Relatives""; ""4. Three criticisms""; ""12. KATH' HAUTO AND PROS TI""
""1. Introduction""
Notes:
Includes Greek text and English translation of Aristotle's Peri ideōn (p. [1]-19).
Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-376) and indexes.
ISBN:
0-19-159739-2
0-19-151951-0
1-282-05191-1
9786612051913
OCLC:
922954300
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