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  1. added 2019-06-06
    Plato's Sophist: The Drama of Original and Image, by Stanley Rosen. [REVIEW]Seth Benardete - 1985 - Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 10 (2):167-171.
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    W. G. Runciman, "Ploto's Later Epistemology". [REVIEW]J. L. Saunders - 1964 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 2 (2):255.
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    Platons Begriff der Wahrheit (2., durchgesehene Auflage. Studienausgabe).Jan Szaif - 1996 - Freiburg, Germany: Alber.
  4. added 2019-05-21
    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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    The Republic - Schindler Plato's Critique of Impure Reason. On Goodness and Truth in the Republic. Pp. Xiv + 358. Washington: The Catholic University of America Press, 2008. Cased, US$79.95. ISBN: 978-0-8132-1534-1. [REVIEW]Andrew Payne - 2010 - The Classical Review 60 (2):369-370.
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    Knowledge and Truth in Plato: Stepping Past the Shadow of Socrates.Catherine Rowett - 2018 - Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
    Catherine Rowett presents an in depth study of Plato's Meno, Republic and Theaetetus and offers both a coherent argument that the project in which Plato was engaging has been widely misunderstood and misrepresented, and detailed new readings of particular thorny issues in the interpretation of these classic texts.
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  7. added 2018-09-23
    The Importance of Being Erroneous.Nils Kürbis - forthcoming - Australasian Philosophical Review 2 (3).
    This is a commentary on MM McCabe's "First Chop your logos... Socrates and the sophists on language, logic, and development". In her paper MM analyses Plato's Euthydemos, in which Plato tackles the problem of falsity in a way that takes into account the speaker and complements the Sophist's discussion of what is said. The dialogue looks as if it is merely a demonstration of the silly consequences of eristic combat. And so it is. But a main point of MM's paper (...)
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  8. added 2018-06-19
    The Cratylus of Plato: A Commentary. By Francesco Ademollo. [REVIEW]Geoffrey Bagwell - 2012 - Ancient Philosophy 32 (1):190-193.
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    Plato's Doctrine of Truth.Martin Heidegger & Thomas Sheehan - 1998 - In Pathmarks. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. pp. 155-182.
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    Judgment and Perception in "Theaetetus" 184-186.Joseph Shea - 1985 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 23 (1):1-14.
  11. added 2018-02-17
    Plato's Sophist: Falsehoods and Images.W. Bondeson - 1972 - Apeiron 6 (2):1-6.
    Possibility of falsehood arises in the early parts of plato's "sophist". I argue that the participants in the dialogue operate with two related analogies, one which considers spoken images to be fundamentally like seen images, and another analogy which considers the objects of stating or believing to be like the objects of perceiving. (the second analogy has parallels in "theaetetus" 188c-189b). These analogies lead to confusions which plato attempts to dispel in the later portions of the "sophist".
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  12. added 2017-11-24
    Truth and Reality - Szaif J.: Platons Begriff der Wahrheit. (Symposion, 104.) Pp. 561. Freiburg and Munich: Karl Alber, 1996. DM 178/Sw. Frs. 169/öS 1317. ISBN: 3-495-47815-9. [REVIEW]Malcolm Schofield - 1998 - The Classical Review 48 (01):85-87.
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    Platons Begriff der Wahrheit. J Szaif. [REVIEW]M. Schofield - 1998 - The Classical Review 48 (1):85-87.
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    Letters and Syllables in Plato.Gilbert Ryle - 1960 - Philosophical Review 69 (4):431-451.
  15. added 2017-10-01
    The Essence of Truth: On Plato’s Cave Allegory and Theaetetus.Martin Heidegger - 2002 - Continuum.
  16. added 2017-09-29
    Plato on the Metaphysical Foundation of Meaning and Truth.Blake E. Hestir - 2016 - Cambridge University Press.
    What is the nature of truth? Blake Hestir offers an investigation into Plato's developing metaphysical views, and examines Plato's conception of being, meaning, and truth in the Sophist, as well as passages from several other later dialogues including the Cratylus, Parmenides, and Theaetetus, where Plato begins to focus more directly on semantics rather than only on metaphysical and epistemological puzzles. Hestir's interpretation challenges both classical and contemporary interpretations of Plato's metaphysics and conception of truth, and highlights new parallels between Plato (...)
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  17. added 2017-09-29
    Falsehood and Significance According to Plato.A. C. Lloyd - 1953 - Proceedings of the XIth International Congress of Philosophy 12:68-70.
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  18. added 2017-09-26
    Os Problemas da Opinião Falsa e da Predicação no diálogo Sofista de Platão.Francisco de Assis Vale Cavalcante Filho - 2014 - Dissertation, UFPB, Brazil
  19. added 2017-09-25
    Plato on the Metaphysical Foundation of Meaning and Truth by Blake E. Hestir. [REVIEW]Fink Jakob Leth - 2017 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 55 (1):153-154.
    This study defends the view that Plato’s account of meaning and truth does not depend on strong Platonism. Strong Platonism is based, among other things, on the assumption that basic entities are pure and cannot mix with anything. In a semantic theory, such entities provide stability of reference to single terms and so keep the danger of fluctuating meanings at bay. Unfortunately, strong Platonism pays a heavy price for this stability in that it cannot explain how terms can be combined (...)
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    Truth as Procedure.Shannon Dubose - 1965 - Tulane Studies in Philosophy 14:13-18.
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  21. added 2016-12-12
    Plato's Account of Falsehood: A Study of the Sophist.Paolo Crivelli - 2011 - Cambridge University Press.
    Some philosophers argue that false speech and false belief are impossible. In the Sophist, Plato addresses this 'falsehood paradox', which purports to prove that one can neither say nor believe falsehoods. In this book Paolo Crivelli closely examines the whole dialogue and shows how Plato's brilliant solution to the paradox is radically different from those put forward by modern philosophers. He surveys and critically discusses the vast range of literature which has developed around the Sophist over the past fifty years, (...)
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  22. added 2016-12-08
    Names and Nature in Plato's Cratylus.Rachel Barney - 2001 - Routledge.
    This study offers a ckomprehensive new interpretation of one of Plato's dialogues, the _Cratylus_. Throughout, the book combines analysis of Plato's arguments with attentiveness to his philosophical method.
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  23. added 2016-12-08
    Plato on Conventionalism.Rachel Barney - 1997 - Phronesis 42 (2):143 - 162.
    A new reading of Plato's account of conventionalism about names in the Cratylus. It argues that Hermogenes' position, according to which a name is whatever anybody 'sets down' as one, does not have the counterintuitive consequences usually claimed. At the same time, Plato's treatment of conventionalism needs to be related to his treatment of formally similar positions in ethics and politics. Plato is committed to standards of objective natural correctness in all such areas, despite the problematic consequences which, as he (...)
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    Plato's Sophist and the Significance and Truth-Value of Statements.William Bondeson - 1974 - Apeiron 8 (2):41 - 47.
  25. added 2016-05-28
    The Legacy of Hermes: Deception and Dialectic in Plato’s Cratylus.Olof Pettersson - 2016 - Journal of Ancient Philosophy 10 (1):26-58.
    Against the background of a conventionalist theory, and staged as a defense of a naturalistic notion of names and naming, the critique of language developed in Plato’s Cratylus does not only propose that human language, in contrast to the language of the gods, is bound to the realm of myth and lie. The dialogue also concludes by offering a set of reasons to think that knowledge of reality is not within the reach of our words. Interpretations of the dialogue’s long (...)
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  26. added 2015-05-01
    Reality Deflated and Minimalized.L. Reinhardt - 2013 - Analysis 73 (2):279-283.
    A claim for minimalism about ‘real’ on the model of minimalism about ‘true’. The article, in effect, develops J.L. Austin’s remark that with ‘real’, the negative ‘wears the trousers’. The development is then exploited for a proposed elucidation of Plato’s discussion of the fields of knowledge and belief in his Republic. It is proposed that Plato was striving for something whose futility was a leading theme of Wittgenstein’s later philosophy.
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  27. added 2015-04-19
    Heidegger and Plato's Notion of 'Truth'.John Philippoussis - 1976 - Dialogue 15 (3):502-504.
  28. added 2015-04-19
    True and False Speech in Plato's "Cratylus" 385 B-C.W. M. Pfeiffer - 1972 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 2 (1):87 - 104.
  29. added 2015-04-09
    The Crane's Walk: Plato, Pluralism, and the Inconstancy of Truth. By Jeremy Barris.Hugo Meynell - 2011 - Heythrop Journal 52 (6):1036-1037.
  30. added 2015-04-06
    Perception, Relativism, and Truth: Reflections on Plato's Theaetetus 152–160.Mohan Matthen - 1985 - Dialogue 24 (1):33-.
    The standard interpretation of "Theaetetus" 152-160 has Plato attribute to Protagoras a relativistic theory of truth and existence. It is argued here that in fact the individuals of Protagorean worlds are inter-Personal. (thus the Protagorean theory has public objects, but private truth). Also, a new interpretation is offered of Plato's use of heraclitean flux to model relativism. The philosophical and semantic consequences of the interpretation are explored.
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  31. added 2015-04-05
    Plato On Truth And Falsity In Names.J. V. Luce - 1969 - Classical Quarterly 19 (02):222-.
    In Cratylus 385 b-c Plato argues that if statements () can be true or false, names (),2 as parts () of statements, are also capable of being true or false. From Aristotle onwards this view has often been challenged,3 and R. Robinson put the case against it trenchantly when he wrote:4 This argument is bad; for names have no truth-value, and the reason given for saying that they do is a fallacy of division. No one in the dialogue points out (...)
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    Ignorance, Shame and Love of Truth: Diagnosing the Sophist’s Error in Plato’s Sophist.Micah Lott - 2012 - Phoenix 66 (1-2):36-56.
  33. added 2015-04-04
    Plato on Truth and the Problem of Falsehood.Blake Edward Hestir - 1998 - Dissertation, The Florida State University
    Plato conceives of truth in two different ways: on the one hand, truth is an object which philosophers aim at in dialectic, yet, on the other hand, truth is treated as a quality of a particular brand of statements and beliefs . Examples of both of these conceptions can be found in almost all of Plato's dialogues, though the former conception of truth is most visible in the Republic , while the latter conception is expressed most succinctly in the Sophist. (...)
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  34. added 2015-04-03
    Le logos du sophiste. Image et parole dans le Sophiste de Platon.Felipe Ledesma - 2009 - Elenchos: Rivista di Studi Sul Pensiero Antico 30 (2):207-254.
    The logos question, one of the most important among the subjects that traverse the Plato's Sophist, has in fact some different aspects: the criticism of father Parmenides' logos, that is unable to speak about the not-being, but also about the being; the relations between logos and its cognates, phantasia, doxa and dianoia; the logos’ complex structure, that is a compound with onoma and rema; the difference between naming and saying, two distinct but inseparable actions; the logical and ontological conditions that (...)
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    Truth and Tradition in Plato and the Cambridge Platonists.Jordan Bradley Koffman - 2009 - Dissertation, Proquest
    Thesis - - Queen's University, 2009-09-24 16:19:49.145.
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  36. added 2015-04-01
    Falsehood Unmasked. [REVIEW]Christopher Kirwan - 1991 - Phronesis 36 (3):319 - 327.
  37. added 2015-03-31
    Truth and Value in Plato's Republic.Sean Kelsey - 2013 - Philosophy 88 (2):197-218.
    This paper is a reaction to a recent article by Raphael Woolf, the drift of which is that, according to the Republic , truth as such is not important. I am not persuaded and in what follows I try to get clear about why.
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    Truth and Untruth in Plato and Heidegger.Michael Inwood - 2005 - In Catalin Partenie & Tom Rockmore (eds.), Heidegger and Plato: Toward Dialogue. Northwestern University Press. pp. 72.
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    Socrates on Persuasion, Truth, and Courtroom Argumentation in Plato’s Apology.Dale Jacquette - 2003 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 22 (4):33-41.
  40. added 2015-03-28
    A "Conception" of Truth in Plato's.Blake E. Hestir - unknown
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    Plato and the Split Personality of Ontological "Alētheia".Blake E. Hestir - 2004 - Apeiron 37 (2):109 - 150.
  42. added 2015-03-28
    A "Conception" of Truth in Plato's Sophist.Blake E. Hestir - 2003 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 41 (1):1-24.
    I argue that in Plato's _Sophist, the account of true and false statement which emerges within the discussion of not being and falsehood neither entails nor outwardly suggests any of the traditional characterizations of a correspondence "theory" of truth. On the contrary, what emerges is a minimalistic "conception" of truth which requires neither positing the existence of facts nor formulating an explanatory definition of truth. I make comparisons with Aristotle's discussion of truth in the _Categories and _De Interpretatione, and I (...)
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    Pleasure, Truth and Being in Plato's Philebus: A Reply to Professor Frede.Cynthia Hampton - 1987 - Phronesis 32 (1):253-262.
  44. added 2015-03-25
    False Statement in Plato's Sophist.R. Hackforth - 1945 - Classical Quarterly 39 (1-2):56-.
    Plato's examination of False Statement is, like many of his discussions in the later dialogues, a mixture of complete lucidity with extreme obscurity. Any English student who seeks to understand it will of course turn first to Professor Cornford's translation and commentary; and if he next reads what M. Diès has to say in the Introduction to his Budé edition of the Sophist he will, I think, have sufficient acquaintance with the views of modern Platonic scholars on the subject. For (...)
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  45. added 2015-03-16
    Poetry and Truth in Plato.Irwin Edman - 1936 - Journal of Philosophy 33 (22):605-609.
  46. added 2015-03-15
    Conceptual Truth and Aesthetic Truth.Kenneth Dorter - 1990 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 48 (1):37-51.
  47. added 2015-03-13
    Del Vero E Del Falso Nel Sofista di Platone: Con Un Saggio Sul Cratilo.Alfonso De Petris - 2005 - L. S. Olschki.
  48. added 2015-03-12
    Plato and Fallacy.I. M. Crombie - 1963 - The Classical Review 13 (03):284-.
  49. added 2015-03-11
    Semantics, Predication, Truth and Falsehood in Plato's Sophist.Raul Corazzon - unknown
    "The Sophist seems to be concerned with two things: being and nonbeing, on the one hand, and true and false speech, on the other. If speech is either true or false speech, it seems not even plausible for being to be either being or nonbeing, since we would then be compelled to say that nonbeing is as much being as false speech is speech. If nonbeing, however, is being, then nonbeing cannot be nonbeing, for otherwise the falseness of false speech (...)
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    Paradigmi Della Verità in Platone.Giovanni Casertano - 2007 - Editori Riuniti.
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