W. T. Stace's A Critical History of Greek Philosophy PDF

By W. T. Stace

ISBN-10: 1479145785

ISBN-13: 9781479145782

The traditional Greek philosophers have performed a pivotal position within the shaping of the western philosophical culture. This ebook surveys the seminal works and ideas of key figures within the old Greek philosophical culture from the Presocratics to the Neoplatonists. It highlights their major philosophical matters and the evolution of their idea from the 6th century BCE to the 6th century CE.

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Roxana: Its lack of intellectual discipline was only slightly irritating. Bob: Sorry, we got carried away. Just to complete the introductions, I’m Bob, and this is Sarah. Roxana: That is enough time on trivialities. I will explain the error in what the woman called ‘Sarah’ said. The Terrors of Truth 45 Sarah: Call me ‘Sarah’, not ‘the woman called “Sarah” ’, if you please. Bob: ‘Sarah’ is shorter. Sarah: Not only that. We’ve been introduced. It’s rude to describe me at arm’s length, as though we weren’t acquainted.

Truth is telling it like it is. Falsity is telling it like it isn’t. Is that what Aristotle meant? 46 Tetralogue Roxana: That paraphrase is acceptable for the present. Sarah: In that case, isn’t Aristotle’s point utterly trivial? Roxana: Once one has understood it, yes. Nevertheless, you violated it. Sarah: Are you suggesting that I am mentally defective? Roxana: No, I am not going that far. I simply point out that you violated an elementary principle of the logic of truth. Bob: Sarah is a highly intelligent and very well-educated lady, Roxana.

Zac: The referee must be blind. Sarah was way offside. Roxana: No. The slow motion replay clearly showed that Sarah was onside. The goal was correctly given. Zac: As I’ve been saying all along, Roxana, the words ‘true’ and ‘false’ make trouble. Roxana: No, the trouble was your confusion of truth with certainty, not anything in the elementary logic of 54 Tetralogue ‘true’ and ‘false’. Sarah saw the point much faster than you did. Sarah: Don’t patronize me, Roxana. Roxana: I merely stated a truth.

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