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The Dialectic of Essence

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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.

Princeton University Press paperback in "Fine" condition. No marks and good binding.

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Author(s):
Allan Silverman
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
23x 15.5 cm approx
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9780691091792
Number of pages:
391
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Title:
The Dialectic of Essence

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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.

Princeton University Press paperback in "Fine" condition. No marks and good binding.

Author(s):
Allan Silverman
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
23x 15.5 cm approx
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9780691091792
Number of pages:
391
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Title:
The Dialectic of Essence

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