Essays on being /

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Author / Creator:Kahn, Charles H.
Imprint:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Description:225 p. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
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Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7708917
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ISBN:9780199534807 (hbk.)
0199534802 (hbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-225) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Greek Verb æTo BeÆ and the Concept of Being (1966)
  • 2. On the Terminology for Copula and Existence (1972)
  • 3. Why Existence Does Not Emerge as a Distinct Concept in Greek Philosophy (1976)
  • 4. Some Philosophical Uses of æTo BeÆ in Plato (1981)
  • 5. A Return to the Theory of the Verb Be and the Concept of Being (2004)
  • 6. The Thesis of Parmenides (1969)
  • 7. Being in Parmenides and Plato (1988)
  • 8. Parmenides and Plato Once More (2002)
  • Postscript on Parmenides (2008)
  • Parmenides and physics. The direction of the chariot ride in the proem. The epistemic preference for Fire.
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Names