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Reading the peritropê: Theaetetus 170c-171c

Chappell, T. D. J. (2006). Reading the peritropê: Theaetetus 170c-171c. Phronesis, 51(2) pp. 109–139.

URL: http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/philos/protagoras.doc
DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156852806777006787
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Abstract

I compare the two main readings of the argument against Protagorean relativism that 'Socrates' presents at Theaetetus 170-171, argue against both of them, and present a third alternative reading.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0031-8868
Keywords: Plato; Theaetetus; Protagoras; truth; relativism; self-refutation
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Philosophy
Item ID: 5180
Depositing User: Andrew Conway
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:53
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/5180
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