The Stoics on Ambiguity

Cambridge University Press (1993)
Stoic work on ambiguity represents one of the most innovative, sophisticated, and rigorous contributions to philosophy and the study of language in western antiquity. This book is both the first comprehensive survey of the often difficult and scattered sources, and the first attempt to locate Stoic material in the rich array of contexts, ancient and modern, which alone can guarantee full appreciation of its subtlety, scope and complexity. The comparisons and contrasts which this book constructs will intrigue not just classical scholars, and philosophers, but also logicians, theoretical linguists, communication theorists and historians of grammar and of literary theory. The Stoics on Ambiguity is designed to be intelligible to readers with no Greek or Latin.
Keywords Stoics  Ambiguity
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Call number B528.A84 1993
ISBN(s) 9780521441391   0521441390   0521047722   9780521047722  
DOI 10.2307/2185982
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