Plato's Cratylus : argument, form, and structure / Michael W. Riley.

This book explains how the Cratylus, Plato's apparently meandering and comical dialogue on the correctness of names, makes serious philosophical progress by its notorious etymological digressions. While still a wild ride through a Heraclitean flood of etymologies which threatens to swamp langua...

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Main Author: Riley, Michael W.
Format: Electronic
Published: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2005.
Series:Value inquiry book series ; v. 168.
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