‘Classical Philosophy: Collected Papers, Volume 4: Plato’s Metaphysics and Epistemology’ edited by Terence Irwin

Published by Garland Publishing in 1995.

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Table of Contents

ARGUMENTS FOR FORMS
Inquiry by Nicholas P. White
Plato’s Heracleiteanism by T. H. Irwin
Forms and Sensibles: Phaedo 74B-C by Nicholas P. White
Perceptual and Objective Properties in Plato by Nicholas P. White
Forms as Causes in the Phaedo by C. C. W. Taylor

KNOWLEDGE, BELIEF, AND FORMS
Republic Book V: τά πολλά χαλά etc. by J. Gosling
Knowledge and Belief in Republic V by Gail Fine
The Contents of the Cave by J. R. S. Wilson
The Line and the Cave in Plato’s Republic by J. L. Austin
Image and Reality in Plato’s Republic by D. Gallop

PROBLEMS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN THE THEORY OF FORMS
A Reasonable Self-Predication Premise for the Third Man Argument by Sandra Peterson
Self-Predication and Plato’s Theory of Forms by Alexander Nehamas
The Logic of the Third Man by S. Marc Cohen
Plato and Aristotle on Form and Substance by G. Fine
Being in the Sophist: A Syntactical Enquiry by Lesley Brown
Falsehood and Not-Being in Plato’s Sophist by John McDowell

KNOWLEDGE, BELIEF, AND PERCEPTION
Conflicting Appearances by M. F. Burnyeat
Protagoras and Inconsistency: Theaetetus 171a6-c7 by Sarah Waterlow Broadie
Plato on Sense-Perception and Knowledge (Theaetetus 184-186) John M. Cooper
Observations on Perception in Plato’s Later Dialogues by Michael Frede
Plato and Talk of a World in Flux: Timaeus 49a6-50b5 by Donald J. Zeyl


Terence Irwin is a scholar and philosopher specializing in ancient Greek philosophy and the history of ethics (i.e. the history of Western moral philosophy in ancient, medieval, and modern times).

Since 2007, he has been the Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of Keble College, Oxford. From 1975 until 2007, he was at Cornell University, where he has been Susan Linn Sage Professor of Philosophy and Humane Letters (from 1995), Professor of Classics (from 1992), and Professor of Philosophy (from 1982). Previously, he was Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University (1972-1975). He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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