The Principle of Non-Contradiction in Plato's Republic : An Argument for Form Hardback
What sorts of things qualify as first principles of reasoning and what kind of justification for them can be offered?
We think of principles like that of non-contradiction as first principles of reasoning.
Laurence Bloom argues that Plato's Republic, the first text that affords us a complete statement of the Principle of Non-contradiction, offers us a powerful, complex and detailed argument for taking form-specifically that of the good-as the first principle of both knowing and being.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Lexington Books
- Publication Date: 08/03/2017
- Category: Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge
- ISBN: 9780739190234
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