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Author Berg, R. M. van den (Robbert Maarten), 1970-

Title Proclus' Commentary on the Cratylus in context : ancient theories of language and naming / by R.M. van den Berg.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 239 pages).
Series Philosophia antiqua, 0079-1687 ; v. 112
Philosophia antiqua ; v. 112.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-228) and indexes.
Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One Plato's Cratylus and Aristotle's De Interpretatione: Setting the Scene; Chapter Two The Middle Platonists: Constructing Platonic Doctrines; Chapter Three Porphyry's Aristotelian Semantic Theory and Proclus' Platonic Criticism of it; Chapter Four Proclus' Commentary on the Cratylus (I): The Issue of the Correctness of Names; Chapter Five Proclus' Commentary on the Cratylus (II): Naming, Dialectic, and the Divine Intellect; Chapter Six Proclus' Commentary on the Cratylus (III): Learning from Divine Names; Chapter Seven After Proclus; Bibliography.
Summary The Cratylus contains Plato's important, yet ambiguous discussion of language. This book explores the various views on language and its relation to philosophy in the Platonic tradition by examining the reception of Plato's Cratylus in antiquity in general, and the commentary of the Neoplatonist Proclus in particular.
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Subject Proclus, approximately 410-485. In Platonis Cratylum commentaria.
Plato. Cratylus.
Proclus, approximately 410-485. In Platonis Cratylum commentaria.
Plato. Cratylus.
Cratylus (Plato)
In Platonis Cratylum commentaria (Proclus)
Proclus, Diadochus, 412-485. In Platonis Cratylum commentaria.
Proclus (Diadochus). In Platonis Cratylum commentaria.
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Berg, R.M. van den (Robbert Maarten), 1970- Proclus' Commentary on the Cratylus in context. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008 9789004163799 9004163794 (DLC) 2007046287 (OCoLC)182779020
ISBN 9789047423720 (electronic bk.)
9047423720 (electronic bk.)
9789004163799 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9004163794 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
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