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Author Tor, Shaul, author

Title Mortal and divine in early Greek epistemology : a study of Hesiod, Xenophanes, and Parmenides / Shaul Tor, King's College London
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2017

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Description 1 online resource
Series Cambridge Classical Studies
Cambridge classical studies.
Contents Cover -- Half-title page -- Series page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction -- 1 Rationality and Irrationality, Philosophy and Religion -- 1.1 Rationality and Irrationality -- 1.2 Some Promising Candidates? Milesians, Hippocratics and Myth-Critics -- 1.3 Philosophy and Religion -- 1.4 Rationality and Irrationality: Religious Belief -- 1.5 Hesiod and Philosophy -- 2 Hesiodic Epistemology -- 2.1 Semantic Overview: pseudea, alîthea, etyma, homoia
2.2 The Musesâ#x80;#x99; Address and Divine Dispensation in Hesiod2.3 The Theogony: Conclusions -- 2.4 Epistemological Optimism in the Works and Days and Final Remarks -- 3 Xenophanes on Divine Disclosure and Mortal Inquiry -- 3.1 Divination -- 3.2 Against a Notion of Disclosure -- 3.3 Setting the Limits -- 3.4 Divine Disclosure and Mortal Inquiry -- 3.5 A52 Revisited: A Clean Sweep? -- Introduction to the Chapters on Parmenides -- 4 Why Did Parmenides Write Doxa? -- 4.1 Approaches to the Aetiological Question -- 4.2 Parmenidesâ#x80;#x99; Theory of Human Cognition
4.3 Cognition, krisis, Sense-Perception4.4 Ineluctability and Volition in the Mortalâ#x80;#x99;s Relation to Doxa -- 4.5 Conclusions: Why Did Parmenides Write Doxa? -- 5 How Could Parmenides Have Written Alîtheia? -- 5.1 Recap and Introduction: Some Resolutions of the Paradoxical Implications of Parmenidesâ#x80;#x99; Theory of Human Cognition -- 5.2 Parmenides on the Soul: Hot Metempsychosis and the Physiology of Divinisation -- 5.3 The Proem in Its Time and Place -- 5.4 Conclusions: How Could Parmenides Have Written Alîtheia? -- 5.5 The Ontological Question
Being, Intelligence and Intelligibility in Alîtheia6 Retrospect and Prospect -- 6.1 Interrelations -- 6.2 The daimÃń and Muse of Empedocles -- 6.3 Final Remarks: Reason and Revelation, Philosophy and Religion Again -- Appendix: The Trajectory of the kourosâ#x80;#x99; Journey and Eschatological Topography in Parmenides: Some Inconclusive Remarks -- Bibliography -- Index locorum
Summary This book rethinks the relations between reasoning and revelation and, therefore, the nature of philosophy and religion in archaic Greece
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hesiod
Xenophanes, approximately 570 B.C.-approximately 478 B.C.
Parmenides.
Hesiod.
Parmenides.
Xenophanes, approximately 570 B.C.-approximately 478 B.C.
Pre-Socratic philosophers.
Knowledge, Theory of.
epistemology.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Ancient & Classical.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Pre-Socratic philosophers.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781139235747
1139235745
9781108378154
1108378153