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It was helpful as an introduction to a topic which remained unresolved by the end of the term, namely the interpretation of the dialog. George rated it it was amazing Feb 13, An early version of this approach, associated with Origen, identifies the topic as the Being of the historical Parmenides, with the consequence that the exclusively negative results of the 1st hypothesis come to be viewed as adding to the pluralistic list of features denied of the singular Being in Parmenides’ poem.

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Ogden in founding the Heretics. Science Logic and Mathematics. The Conversion of the Soul. Keying upon the conclusion at Parmenides A that the One can cprnford neither expressed nor conceived, Proclus reads the 1st hypothesis’ results as a demonstration of the ineffable transcendence of this Supreme Principle.

Request removal from index. Graham rated it liked it Nov 09, Plato’s Theory of Art. Some read P2 as a polemical tour-de-force in which methods of argument derived from Zeno are turned against their originator to show that Zeno’s own monistic views lead to absurdities of the very sort he purports to demonstrate against pluralism’s champions. Towey – – American Journal of Philology Refresh and try again.


Are there any interpretative traditions which might offer clues. No keywords specified fix it. The Timaeus of Plato. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To ask other readers questions about Plato and Parmenidesplease sign up.

In either case, readers of this persuasion view the dialog primarily as a dialectical exercise without positive metaphysical content. Is there any textual tradition which allows for a coherant reading?

The 2nd major interpretative line identified by Proclus assigns P2 a metaphysical purpose. Symon Surmieda rated it it was amazing Feb 27, Katrin rated it it was cornflrd Dec 22, Gerrold rated it really liked it Jan 09, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Books by Francis Macdonald Cornford.

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cornfprd Unwritten Philosophy and Other essays was published posthumously. Two major lines of interpretation were established by the time of Proclus’ Parmenides Commentary in the 5th century, both with prominent followers.

Byrappa marked it as to-read Feb 05, Turnbull – – Synthese 67 1: Alisa marked it as to-read Feb 02, To make matters worse, the argumentation of the 2nd part is so extremely condensed that it sometimes appears incoherent.


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Allen himself was thrashing it out, being in the midst of preparing a book on the corntord. Celine Zamoyska rated it it was amazing Apr 18, In he applied for the Chair of Greek at Cardiff, but was unsuccessful. Plato and Parmenides Francis Macdonald Cornford: Nese marked it as to-read Jul 18, In and Cornford was unsuccessfully a candidate for the Regius Chair of Greek.

Rachel marked it as to-read Feb 15, Others read the 2nd part at face value, as a demonstration of a logical method that will enable Socrates to avoid the pitfalls in his Form theory exposed by Parmenides in the 1st part of the dialog. However, in he was elected a Fellow of Trinity.