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Alexander Nehamas
Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08540-5228)

Parmenides and the Metaphysics of Plato's Theory of Forms

To examine the metaphysics of Plato's theory of Forms and to consider that theory as a response to a number of metaphysical problems in Greek philosophy. PI will show that this theory is the first systematic attempt in western philosophy to articulate the notion of predication.

Project fields:
Philosophy, General

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$9,500 (approved)
$9,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
3/1/1979 – 8/31/1979