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The dialectic of essence : a study of Plato's metaphysics, Allan Silverman

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The dialectic of essence : a study of Plato's metaphysics
Title
The dialectic of essence
Title remainder
a study of Plato's metaphysics
Statement of responsibility
Allan Silverman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Dialectic of Essence offers a systematic new account of Plato's metaphysics. Allan Silverman argues that the best way to make sense of the metaphysics as a whole is to examine carefully what Plato says about ousia (essence) from the Meno through the middle period dialogues, the Phaedo and the Republic, and into several late dialogues including the Parmenides, the Sophist, the Philebus, and the Timaeus. This book focuses on three fundamental facets of the metaphysics: the theory of Forms; the nature of particulars; and Plato's understanding of the nature of metaphysical inquiry. Silverman se
Cataloging source
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Silverman, Allan Jay
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plato
  • Platon
  • Plato
  • Metaphysics
  • Métaphysique
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Metaphysics
  • Metafysica
Label
The dialectic of essence : a study of Plato's metaphysics, Allan Silverman
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-377) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An overview of Platonic metaphysics -- Socratic metaphysics? -- The emergence of forms -- Refining the theory of forms -- Forms and language -- Not-beings -- The nature of material particulars
Control code
ocn436057798
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1 online resource (x, 393 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781400825349
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt10650
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)436057798
Label
The dialectic of essence : a study of Plato's metaphysics, Allan Silverman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-377) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An overview of Platonic metaphysics -- Socratic metaphysics? -- The emergence of forms -- Refining the theory of forms -- Forms and language -- Not-beings -- The nature of material particulars
Control code
ocn436057798
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 393 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400825349
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt10650
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)436057798

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