Language and Logos: Studies in Ancient Greek Philosophy Presented to G. E. L. Owen

The essays during this quantity have been written to have fun the 60th birthday of G. E. L. Owen, who via his essays and seminars on historic Greek philosophy has made a contribution to its examine that's moment to none. The authors, from either side of the Atlantic, comprise not just students whose major learn pursuits lie in Greek philosophy, yet others most sensible identified for his or her paintings quite often philosophy. All are students or more youthful colleagues of Professor Owen who're indebted to his perform of philosophical scholarship as a first-order philosophical job. on the center of G. E. L. Owen's paintings has been a preoccupation with the position of philosophical mirrored image on language within the metaphysics and epistemology of Plato, Aristotle and different historical Greek thinkers. this is often therefore the final subject of the current quantity, including 5 papers on Plato's serious dialogues and 7 on Aristotle, prefaced via on Heraclitus and by means of a research of the controversy in Hellenistic philosophy at the sorites. this can be a e-book for experts in Greek philosophy and philosophers of language with the intention to even be of curiosity to a few linguists.

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