Mortal and Divine in Early Greek Epistemology: A Study of Hesiod, Xenophanes and Parmenides

Mortal and Divine in Early Greek Epistemology: A Study of Hesiod, Xenophanes and Parmenides

by Shaul Tor

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107028166
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/12/2017
Series: Cambridge Classical Studies Series
Pages: 418
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.02(d)

About the Author

Shaul Tor is a Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy in the Departments of Classics and Philosophy at King's College London.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Rationality and irrationality, philosophy and religion; 2. Hesiodic epistemology; 3. Xenophanes on divine disclosure and mortal inquiry; Introduction to the chapters on Parmenides; 4. Why did Parmenides write Doxa?; 5. How could Parmenides have written Alêtheia?; 6. Retrospect and prospect; Appendix: The trajectory of the kouros' journey and eschatological topography in Parmenides: some inconclusive remarks.

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