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  1. Growing Younger.Daniel Vázquez - forthcoming - Rhizomata.
    I argue that in Plato’s Parmenides 141a6-c4, things in time come to be simultaneously older and younger than themselves because a thing’s past and present selves are both real. As a result, whatever temporal relation is predicated of any of these past and present selves is true of the thing in question. Unlike other interpretations, this reading neither assumes that things in time have to replace their parts, nor that time is circular. I conclude that the passage is committed to (...)
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  2. Suggestions On How To Combine The Platonic Forms To Overcome The Interpretative Difficulties Of The Parmenides Dialogue.Gerardo Óscar Matía Cubillo - 2021 - Revista de Filosofía de la Universidad de Costa Rica 60 (156):157-171.
    This paper provides an original approach to research on the logical processes that determine how certain forms participate in others. By introducing the concept of relational participation, the problems of self-referentiality of the Platonic forms can be dealt with more effectively. Applying this to the forms of likeness and unlikeness in Parmenides 132d-133a reveals a possible way to resolve different versions of the Third Man Argument. The method of generating numbers from oddness and evenness may also be of interest; relational (...)
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  3. Método Dialéctico y Verdad En El Parménides de Platón.Gerardo Óscar Matía Cubillo - 2021 - Daimon: Revista Internacional de Filosofía 83:153-170.
    Empleando procedimientos de la lógica simbólica, se intenta contribuir a una mejor comprensión del ejercicio dialéctico llevado a cabo en el Parménides. La interpretación de las formas del ser y el no ser a partir de la oposición entre el objeto de conocimiento y el pensamiento acerca del mismo, abre la puerta a una manera original de enfocar el problema de la verdad en Platón. Puede resultar interesante, asimismo, la solución que se propone a la aporía planteada en Parménides 132b-c, (...)
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  4. Wrestling with the Eleatics in Plato's Parmenides.Heather Reid & Lidia Palumbo - 2020 - In Athletics, Gymnastics, and Agon in Plato. Sioux City, IA, USA: pp. 185-198.
    This paper interprets the Parmenides agonistically as a constructive contest between Plato’s Socrates and the Eleatics of Western Greece. Not only is the dialogue set in the agonistic context of the Panathenaic Games, it features agonistic language, employs an agonistic method, and may even present an agonistic model for participation in the forms. The inspiration for this agonistic motif may be that Parmenides and his student Zeno represent Western Greece, which was a key rival for the mainland at the Olympics (...)
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  5. Aristotle's Platonic Response to the Problem of First Principles.Evan Rodriguez - 2020 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 58 (3):449-469.
    how does one inquire into the truth of first principles? Where does one begin when deciding where to begin? Aristotle recognizes a series of difficulties when it comes to understanding the starting points of a scientific or philosophical system, and contemporary scholars have encountered their own difficulties in understanding his response. I will argue that Aristotle was aware of a Platonic solution that can help us uncover his own attitude toward the problem.Aristotle's central problem with first principles arises from the (...)
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  6. ‘Pushing Through’ in Plato’s Sophist: A New Reading of the Parity Assumption.Evan Rodriguez - 2020 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 102 (2):159-188.
    At a crucial juncture in Plato’s Sophist, when the interlocutors have reached their deepest confusion about being and not-being, the Eleatic Visitor proclaims that there is yet hope. Insofar as they clarify one, he maintains, they will equally clarify the other. But what justifies the Visitor’s seemingly oracular prediction? A new interpretation explains how the Visitor’s hope is in fact warranted by the peculiar aporia they find themselves in. The passage describes a broader pattern of ‘exploring both sides’ that lends (...)
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  7. Sugerencias sobre el modo de combinar las formas platónicas para superar las dificultades interpretativas del diálogo Parménides. La distinción entre la participación inmediata y la participación relacional.Gerardo Óscar Matía Cubillo - 2019 - Endoxa 43:41-66.
    Este trabajo pretende ser una referencia útil para los estudiosos de la filosofía de Platón. Aporta un enfoque original a la investigación de los procesos lógicos que condicionan que unas formas participen de otras. Con la introducción del concepto de participación relacional, abre una posible vía de solución a las distintas versiones del argumento del «tercer hombre». Puede resultar de interés asimismo el método de generación de los números a partir de lo par y lo impar, propuesto en la interpretación (...)
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  8. More Than a Reductio: Plato's Method in the Parmenides and Lysis.Evan Rodriguez - 2019 - Études Platoniciennes 15.
    Plato’s Parmenides and Lysis have a surprising amount in common from a methodological standpoint. Both systematically employ a method that I call ‘exploring both sides’, a philosophical method for encouraging further inquiry and comprehensively understanding the truth. Both have also been held in suspicion by interpreters for containing what looks uncomfortably similar to sophistic methodology. I argue that the methodological connections across these and other dialogues relieve those suspicions and push back against a standard developmentalist story about Plato’s method. This (...)
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  9. Becoming Socrates: Political Philosophy in Plato's Parmenides.Alex Priou - 2018 - Rochester, NY, USA: Rochester University Press.
    Interpreters of Plato’s Parmenides have long agreed that it is a canonical work in the history of ontology. In the first part, the aged Parmenides presents a devastating critique of Platonic ontology, followed in the second by what purports to be a response to that critique. But despite the scholarly agreement as to the general subject matter of the dialogue, what makes it one whole has nevertheless eluded its readers, so much so that some have even speculated it to be (...)
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  10. Being In Late Plato.Eric Sanday - 2018 - In A Companion to Ancient Philosophy. pp. 147-159.
    This chapter [of the edited volume, A Companion to Ancient Philosophy] examines the shift in Plato’s account of the eidē or ‘forms’ from the Republic to the Parmenides. Forms in the Republic are characterized in terms of perfection, purity, and changelessness, with the form being an ultimate explanatory principle for being-X. Participants, while being-X, are also capable of not-being-X, either through qualitative change and coming-to-be, or through external changes in perspective or opinion, by which they “appear [φανήσεται]” not-X (R. V.479a7). (...)
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  11. O PROBLEMA DA PARTICIPAÇÃO NOS DIÁLOGOS DE PLATÃO: FÉDON, REPÚBLICA, PARMÊNIDES E SOFISTA.Otacilio Luciano de Sousa Neto - 2017 - Dissertation, Universidade Federal Do Ceará, Brazil
  12. Arystotelesowskie Ujęcie Homonimii.Mikołaj Domaradzki - 2016 - Diametros 50:1-24.
    The purpose of the paper is to discuss Aristotle’s account of homonymy. The major thesis advocated here is that Aristotle considers both entities and words to be homonymous, depending on the object of his criticism. Thus, when he takes issue with Plato, he tends to view homonymy more ontologically, upon which it is entities that become homonymous. When, on the other hand, he gainsays the exegetes or the sophists, he is inclined to perceive homonymy more semantically, upon which it is (...)
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  13. The Confusion of Logical Types in Plato's Parmenides.Odysseus Makridis - 2016 - Philosophical Inquiry 40 (1-2):13-29.
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  14. A Study of Dialectic in Plato’s Parmenides.Darren Gardner - 2015 - Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 36 (2):485-488.
  15. A Study of Dialectic In Plato's Parmenides.Eric Sanday - 2015 - Northwestern University Press.
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  16. “ἐὰν ὡσαύτως τῇ ψυχῇ ἐπὶ πάντα ἴδῃς” (Platonis Parmenides, 132a 1 - 132b 2). Voir les Idées avec son âme et le “Troisième homme” de Platon.Leone Gazziero - 2014 - Revue de Philosophie Ancienne 32 (1):35-85.
    Few arguments from the past have stirred up as much interest as Aristotle’s “Third man” and not so many texts have received as much attention as its account in chapter 22 of the Sophistici elenchi. And yet, several issues about both remain highly controversial, starting from the very nature of the argument at stake and the exact signification of some of its features. The essay provides a close commentary of the text, dealing with its main difficulties and suggesting an overall (...)
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  17. Design of the Exercise in Plato’s Parmenides.Mary Louise Gill - 2014 - Dialogue 53 (3):495-520.
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  18. Zeno’s Puzzle in Plato’s Parmenides.David Lee - 2014 - Ancient Philosophy 34 (2):255-273.
  19. Parmenides, Plato and Mortal Philosophy. By Vishwa Adluri. [REVIEW]Justin Messmore - 2014 - Ancient Philosophy 34 (1):195-200.
  20. Plato on the Nature of the Sudden Moment, and the Asymmetry of the Second Part of the Parmenides.Spyridon Rangos - 2014 - Dialogue 53 (3):538-574.
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  21. The Greatest Difficulty at Parmenides 133c-134e and Plato's Relative Terms.Matthew Duncombe - 2013 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 45:43.
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  22. Plato's Parmenides and Its Heritage. [REVIEW]Jens Halfwassen - 2013 - Philosophische Rundschau 60 (1):84-85.
  23. Counting the Hypotheses in Plato's Parmenides.Ron Polansky & Joe Cimakasky - 2013 - Apeiron 46 (3):229-243.
    Journal Name: Apeiron Issue: Ahead of print.
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  24. The budé Proclus - C. Luna, A.-p. Segonds Proclus. Commentaire sur le parménide de platon. Tome III. 1e partie: Introduction au livre III. 2e partie: Livre III. Pp. cdvii + XI + 360. Paris: Les belLes lettres, 2011. Paper, €111. Isbn: 978-2-251-00563-8. [REVIEW]Maude Vanhaelen - 2013 - The Classical Review 63 (1):98-100.
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  25. Commento Al Parmenide di Platone.Marsilio Ficino - 2012 - L. S. Olschki.
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  26. Etude critique : L. Brisson, Platon. Parménide, traduction, introduction et notes, Paris, GF-Flammarion, troisième édition, revue et mise à jour, 2011. [REVIEW]Leone Gazziero - 2012 - Revue de Philosophie Ancienne 30 (2):185-197.
    Luc Brisson’s translation and challenging interpretation of the Parmenides stands out as one of the most influential contributions to contemporary exegesis of Plato’s arguably most controversial dialogue. While acknowledging its many virtues, the essay rejects Brisson’s understanding of the text’s focus and purpose. Brisson’s methodological assumptions are especially discussed and proven to be highly questionable on account of a rather straightforward transfer of the doxographical concerns which Plato is supposed to share with contemporary historians of Parmenides’ philosophy.
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  27. The Parmenides - Hermann Plato's Parmenides. Translation in Collaboration with Sylvana Chrysakopoulou. Pp. Xxiv + 246. Las Vegas, Zurich and Athens: Parmenides Publishing, 2010. Cased, US$65 . ISBN: 978-1-930972-71-1. [REVIEW]John Palmer - 2012 - The Classical Review 62 (1):71-73.
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  28. Adluri, Vishwa. Parmenides, Plato, and Mortal Philosophy: Return From Transcendence. Continuum Studies in Ancient Philosophy. London; New York: Continuum, 2011. Xv, 212 P. $120.00. ISBN 9780826457530. [REVIEW]Giannis Stamatellos - 2012 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 6 (2):244-246.
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  29. Parmenides, Plato, and Mortal Philosophy: Return From Transcendence. [REVIEW]Giannis Stamatellos - 2012 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 6 (2):244-246.
  30. Plato’s Parmenides and Its Heritage. Volume 1. History and Interpretation From the Old Academy to Later Platonism and Gnosticism. Volume 2. Its Reception in Neoplatonic, Jewish and Christian Texts/Reception in Patristic, Gnostic, and Christian Neoplatonic Texts. Edited by John D. Turner and Kevin Corrigan, Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature 2010. [REVIEW]Wiebke-Marie Stock - 2012 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 6 (2):235-240.
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  31. John D. Turner and Kevin Corrigan, Eds. Plato’s Parmenides and Its Heritage, Vol. 2. Reception in Patristic, Gnostic, and Christian Neoplatonic Texts. [REVIEW]Dylan M. Burns - 2011 - Augustinian Studies 42 (2):295-301.
  32. Plato’s Parmenides. [REVIEW]Francesco Fronterotta & Claudia Maggi - 2011 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 5 (2):317-320.
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  33. “... Goaded Perhaps by Parmenides” – Preliminaries to a Platonic Problem.Herbert Hrachovec - 2011 - Conceptus: Zeitschrift Fur Philosophie 40 (97):53-69.
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  34. The Teachings of Syrianus on Plato's Timaeus and Parmenides.Sarah Klitenic Wear - 2011 - Brill.
    This books delves into the major tenets of Syrianus' philosophical teachings on the Timaeus and Parmenides based on the testimonia of Proclus, as found in Proclus' commentaries on Plato's Timaeus and Parmenides , and Damascius, as reported in his On First Principles and commentary on Plato's Parmenides.
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  35. Non-Being and Memory: A Critique of Pure Difference.Frank Scalambrino - 2011 - Dissertation, Duquesne University
    [PHILPEOPLE DOESN'T ALLOW PARAGRAPH BREAKS IN ABSTRACTS...] My [Frank Scalambrino's] dissertation first traces the development of a philosophical theory of ontological negation from Plato’s Parmenides and Sophist through Aristotle’s Metaphysics to Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason, especially his “Table of Nothing” (A 292). Whereas Plato’s “puzzle of non-being” sets the stage for the subsequent discussion of ontological negation, Kant’s Table of Nothing provides a formalization of the possible solutions to the puzzle. According to Kant, there are four (4) different ways (...)
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  36. Commentaire Sur le "Parménide" de Platon. Tome III, 1re Partie: Introduction. 2e Partie: Livre III.Alain Philippe Segonds, Concetta Luna & Proclus - 2011 - Paris, France: Les Belles Lettres.
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  37. Plato's Parmenides and its Heritage: History and Interpretation From the Old Academy to Later Platonism and Gnosticism.John Douglas Turner & Kevin Corrigan (eds.) - 2011 - Brill.
    v. 1. From Plato and the old academy to middle platonism -- v. 2. Middle platonic and gnostic texts.
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  38. Erotic Desire and Courage in Plato’s Parmenides.Jill Gordon - 2010 - Ancient Philosophy 30 (2):261-287.
  39. Plato's Parmenides: Text, Translation & Introductory Essay.Arnold Hermann, Douglas Hedley & Sylvana Chrysakopoulou - 2010 - Parmenides Publishing.
    Plato’s "Parmenides" presents the modern reader with a puzzle. Noted for being the most difficult of Platonic dialogues, it is also one of the most influential. This new edition of the work includes the Greek text on facing pages, with an English translation by Arnold Hermann in collaboration with Sylvana Chrysakopoulou. Hermann's Introduction provides an overview and commentary aimed at scholars and first time readers alike.
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  40. Plato's Forms in Transition: A Reading of the Parmenides by Samuel Rickless. [REVIEW]David Robertson - 2010 - Classical World: A Quarterly Journal on Antiquity 104 (1):111-112.
  41. Plato Versus Parmenides: The Debate Over Coming-Into-Being in Greek Philosophy.Robert J. Roecklein - 2010 - Lexington Books.
    The issue of coming into being in Greek philosophy is investigated mostly by specialists in language analysis and philological science. Plato versus Parmenides, Robert J. Roecklein brings to the fore Plato's refutation of Parmenides' argument in his famous dialogue by that name. Roecklein offers an unprecedented exposition of the dialogue the Parmenides, and seeks to illuminate a political dimension in Parmenides' early formulations of the challenges made to the reality of coming into being in nature.
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  42. The Divine Logos.Ammon Allred - 2009 - Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 14 (1):1-18.
    In this paper, I address the way in which Plato’s Sophist rethinks his lifelong dialogue with Heraclitus. Plato uses a concept of logos in this dialogue that is much more Heraclitean than his earlier concept of the logos. I argue that he employs this concept in order to resolve those problems with his earlier theory of ideas that he had brought to light in the Parmenides. I argue that the concept of the dialectic that the Stranger develops rejects, rather than (...)
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  43. Li in East Asian Buddhism: One Approach From Plato's Parmenides.James Behuniak - 2009 - Asian Philosophy 19 (1):31 – 49.
    In Plato's Parmenides , Socrates proposes a 'Day' analogy to express one possible model of part/whole relations. His analogy is swiftly rejected and replaced with another analogy, that of the 'Sail'. In this paper, it is argued that there is a profound difference between these two analogies and that the 'Day' represents a distinct way to think about part/whole relations. This way of thinking, I argue, is the standard way of thinking in East Asian Buddhism. Plato's 'Day' analogy can then (...)
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  44. Eleatic Metaphysics in Plato's Parmenides: Zeno's Puzzle of Plurality.Eric Sanday - 2009 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 23 (3):pp. 208-226.
  45. Plato’s Third Man Paradox: Its Logic and History.Ioannis M. Vandoulakis - 2009 - Archives Internationale D’Histoire des Sciences 59 (162):3-52.
    In Plato’s Parmenides 132a-133b, the widely known Third Man Paradox is stated, which has special interest for the history of logical reasoning. It is important for philosophers because it is often thought to be a devastating argument to Plato’s theory of Forms. Some philosophers have even viewed Aristotle’s theory of predication and the categories as inspired by reflection on it [Owen 1966]. For the historians of logic it is attractive, because of the phenomenon of self-reference that involves. Bocheński denies any (...)
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  46. Eidos, Tra Diversità E Molteplicità: Uno studio dal Parmenide di Platone.Emanuela Cardelli - 2008 - Aracne.
  47. Meno ; Parmenides ; and Theaetetus. Plato - 2008 - Barnes & Noble.
  48. Parmenides. Platon - 2008 - Kronos - metafizyka, kultura, religia 2 (2):7-9.
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  49. Plato's Forms in Transition: A Reading of the Parmenides. [REVIEW]Kenneth M. Sayre - 2008 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 46 (1):169-170.
    Kenneth M. Sayre - Plato's Forms in Transition: A Reading of the Parmenides - Journal of the History of Philosophy 46:1 Journal of the History of Philosophy 46.1 169-170 Muse Search Journals This Journal Contents Kenneth M. Sayre University of Notre Dame Samuel C. Rickless. Plato's Forms in Transition: A Reading of the Parmenides. Cambridge-New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. v + 272. Cloth, $90.00. Rickless construes Plato's middle-period account of the Forms as a theory comprising axioms, auxiliary principles, (...)
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  50. All of a Sudden: Heidegger and Plato's Parmenides.Jussi Backman - 2007 - Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 11 (2):393-408.
    The paper will study an unpublished 1930–31 seminar where Heidegger reads Plato’s Parmenides, showing that in spite of his much-criticized habit of dismissing Plato as the progenitor of “idealist” metaphysics, Heidegger was quite aware of the radical potential of his later dialogues. Through a temporal account of the notion of oneness (to hen), the Parmenides attempts to reconcile the plurality of beings with the unity of Being. In Heidegger’s reading, the dialogue culminates in the notion of the “instant” (to exaiphnēs, (...)
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