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The Resource Plato's natural philosophy : a study of the Timaeus-Critias, Thomas Kjeller Johansen

Plato's natural philosophy : a study of the Timaeus-Critias, Thomas Kjeller Johansen

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Plato's natural philosophy : a study of the Timaeus-Critias
Title
Plato's natural philosophy
Title remainder
a study of the Timaeus-Critias
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Kjeller Johansen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Plato's dialogue the Timaeus-Critias presents two connected accounts, that of the story of Atlantis and its defeat by ancient Athens and that of the creation of the cosmos by a divine craftsman. This book offers a unified reading of the dialogue. It tackles a wide range of interpretative and philosophical issues. Topics discussed include the function of the famous Atlantis story, the notion of cosmology as 'myth' and as 'likely', and the role of God in Platonic cosmology. Other areas commented upon are Plato's concepts of 'necessity' and 'teleology', the nature of the 'receptacle', the relatio
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Johansen, T. K
Dewey number
184
Index
index present
LC call number
B387
LC item number
.J64 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plato
  • Plato
  • Cosmology
  • Teleology
  • Plato
  • Plato
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Cosmology
  • Teleology
  • Dialogen
  • Timaeus (Plato)
  • Kosmologie
  • Teleologie
  • Teleologie
  • Kosmologie
Label
Plato's natural philosophy : a study of the Timaeus-Critias, Thomas Kjeller Johansen
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-206) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Plato's tales of teleology -- What is the Timaeus-Critias about? -- The status of the Atlantis story -- The status of Timaeus' account -- Teleology and craftsmanship -- Necessity and teleology -- Space and motion -- Body, soul, and tripartition -- Perception and cosmology -- Dialogue and dialectic
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829706603
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 218 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511839610
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)829706603
Label
Plato's natural philosophy : a study of the Timaeus-Critias, Thomas Kjeller Johansen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-206) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Plato's tales of teleology -- What is the Timaeus-Critias about? -- The status of the Atlantis story -- The status of Timaeus' account -- Teleology and craftsmanship -- Necessity and teleology -- Space and motion -- Body, soul, and tripartition -- Perception and cosmology -- Dialogue and dialectic
Control code
829706603
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 218 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511839610
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)829706603

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