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Logos in Plato's Theaetetus and Sophist

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dc.contributor.author Gibson, Christopher
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-06T14:02:13Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-06T14:02:13Z
dc.date.issued 2011-09-06
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10222/14179
dc.description.abstract This thesis will explore the epistemological and ontological content of logos as it appears in Plato's Theaetetus and Sophist. As a tether between the realms being and becoming, logos occupies the dianoetic space in which meaningful, objective communication of ideas takes place. Complex in nature, logos exists as the combination of simple units; namely the forms, which provide themselves as the elements of this combination, of human knowledge, and the communication thereof. At issue is thus how, in response to the objections to the theory of forms raised in the Parmenides, the forms can exist as relational entities, and therefore as well how Plato understands the process by which logos is constructed. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Plato, logos, Theaetetus, Sophist en_US
dc.title Logos in Plato's Theaetetus and Sophist en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of Classics en_US
dc.contributor.degree Master of Arts en_US
dc.contributor.external-examiner n/a en_US
dc.contributor.graduate-coordinator Dr. Peter O'Brien en_US
dc.contributor.thesis-reader Dr. Leona MacLeod; Dr. Michael Fournier en_US
dc.contributor.thesis-supervisor Dr. Eli Diamond en_US
dc.contributor.ethics-approval Not Applicable en_US
dc.contributor.manuscripts Not Applicable en_US
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