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Explorations in Ancient and Modern Philosophy 2 Volume Hardback Set

ISBN-10: 1107400066

ISBN-13: 9781107400061

Edition: 2012

Authors: M. F. Burnyeat

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List price: $270.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/28/2012
Binding: Box or Slipcased 
Pages: 776
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Logic and Dialectic
Protagoras and self-refutation in later Greek philosophy
Protagoras and self-refutation in Plato's Theaetetus
The upside-down back-to-front sceptic of Lucretius IV.472
Antipater and self-refutation: elusive arguments in Cicero's Academica
Gods and heaps
The origins of non-deductive inference
Enthymeme: Aristotle on the logic of persuasion
Scepticism Ancient and Modern
Can the sceptic live his scepticism?
Tranquillity without a stop: Timon, frag. 68
Idealism and Greek philosophy: what Descartes saw and Berkeley missed
Conflicting appearances
The sceptic in his place and time
Dissoi logoi
Bibliography
Knowledge
Examples in epistemology: Socrates, Theaetetus and G. E. Moore
Socratic midwifery, Platonic inspiration
The philosophical sense of Theaetetus' mathematics
Plato on the grammar of perceiving
Socrates and the jury: paradoxes in Plato's distinction between knowledge and true belief
Aristotle on understanding knowledge
Platonism and mathematics: a prelude to discussion
Wittgenstein and Augustine, De magistro
Philosophy and the Good Life
Message from Heraclitus
Virtues in action
The impiety of Socrates
The passion of reason in Plato's Phaedrus
Aristotle on learning to be good
Did the ancient Greeks have the concept of human rights?
Sphinx without a secret
First words
Bibliography