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

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 Neoplat...

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Main Author: Berg, R. M. van den 1970-
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
Series:Philosophia antiqua ; v. 112.
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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.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvii, 239 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-228) and indexes.
ISBN:9789047423720
9047423720
ISSN:0079-1687 ;