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Names and Nature in Plato's Cratylus

By Rachel Barney

Routledge – 2001 – 240 pages

Series: Studies in Philosophy

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    978-0-8153-3965-6
    August 9th 2001

Description

This study offers a ckomprehensive new interpretation of one of Plato's dialogues, the Cratylus. Throughout, the book combines analysis of Plato's arguments with attentiveness to his philosophical method.

Reviews

"[Barney's] penetrating and sustained study of the Cratylus will be useful to any serious student of Plato or of ancient Greek language science. She concentrates on philosophical argument yet she does not overlook the literary aspects of Plato's dialogue." -- Malcolm D. Hyman, Harvard University

Author Bio

Rachel Barney is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago.

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