Plato's Natural Philosophy: A Study of the Timaeus-Critias

Plato's Natural Philosophy: A Study of the Timaeus-Critias

by Thomas Kjeller Johansen
     
 

Examines the unifying teleological theme in Plato's dialogue the Timaeus-Critias.See more details below

Overview

Examines the unifying teleological theme in Plato's dialogue the Timaeus-Critias.

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ISBN-13:
9780521790673
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author

Dr Thomas Kjeller Johansen is Reader in Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of Aristotle on the Sense-Organs (0521 583381).

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction: Plato's tales of teleology; 1. What is the Timaeus-Critias about?; 2. The status of the Atlantis story; 3. The status of Timaeus' account; 4. Teleology and craftsmanship; 5. Necessity and teleology; 6. Space and motion; 7. Body, soul and tripartition; 8. Perception and cosmology; 9. Dialogue and dialectic; Epilogue; Bibliography; General index; Index locorum.

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