Plato’s Parmenides Reconsidered

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Springer, May 13, 2015 - Philosophy - 229 pages
Plato's Parmenides Reconsidered offers a very accessible, detailed, and historically-sensitive account of Plato's Parmenides. Against the prevailing scholarly wisdom, he illustrates conclusively that Parmenides is a satirical dialogue in which Plato attempts to expose the absurd nature of the doctrines and method of his philosophical opponents.
 

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A rather absurd thesis that Parmenides is a satirical dialogue by Plato the philosopher king himself.

Contents

Acknowledgments
Parmenides Part I
Parmenides Part II
Speaking of the Negative One Which We Cannot Speak
The Final Conclusion of Parmenides
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Mehmet Tabak is an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Politics at New York University. He has published several scholarly articles on Marx thought. This is his first book.

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