Platonic Ideas and Concept Formation in Ancient and Medieval Thought

Gerd Van Riel (Editor), Caroline Macé (Editor),

Series: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy - Series 1 32

Category: Classical Literature, Philosophy

Language: English

ISBN: 9789058674302

Publication date: November 5, 2004

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Number of pages: 259

Size: 240 x 160 x 20 mm

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This volume investigates the vicissitudes of Plato’s theory of Forms in later Antiquity and in the Middle Ages, concentrating on the difficulties that are inherent in the theory, on the innovations adduced by Aristotelian authors, and on theological concepts.

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Gerd Van Riel is professor of ancient philosophy at the KU Leuven Institute of Philosophy.

Gerd Van Riel is als gewoon hoogleraar antieke filosofie verbonden aan het Hoger Instituut voor Wijsbegeerte (De Wulf-Mansioncentrum) van de KU Leuven. Zijn specialisatiedomein is de filosofie van Plato en de Platoonse traditie.

Caroline Macé

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