Plato; And the Other Companions of Sokrates Volume 1

Plato; And the Other Companions of Sokrates Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ... universal or typical character.' (Hegel, Geschichte der Philosophic, Part ii. pp. r32, 133.) This is an expression of the learned Huet, Bishop of Avranches: --"Si quelqu'un me demande maintenant, ce que nous sommes. puisque nous ne voulons etre ni Acade'mieiens, ni Seeptiques, ni Eclectiques, ni d'aucune autre Secte, je rcpondrai que nous tommct noire--e'estadire librcs: ne voulans sonniettre notre esprit a aucune autorite, et n'approuvans que ce qui nous paroit s'approcher plus pres do lti ve'ritc. Que si quelqu'un, par mocqucrie ou par fintterie, nous appelle IStoyyiifiafas--e'est a dire, attache's a nos propres sentimens, nous n'y re'pugnerons pas." (Huet, Traitc' Philosophiquo de la Foiblesse de lKsprit Humnin, liv. ii. ch. xi. p. 224, ed. 1741..) Arustot. Metaphys. A. 987, b. 32. Eusebius, having set forth the dissentient and discordant opinions of Ule various Hellenic philosophers, triumphantly contrasts with them the steady adherence of Jews and Christians to one body of truth, handed down by an uniform tradition from father to sou, from the first generation of man--i-rb irp-r?)? avBpwiroyovias. (Pnep. Ev. xiv. 3.) Cicero, in the treatise (not preserved) entitled Hortensiut--set forth, at some length, an attack and a defence of philosophy; the former he assigned to Hortcnsius, the latter he undertook in his owii name. One of the arguments urged by Hortcnsius against philosophy, to prove that it was not " vera sapientia," was, that it was both an human invention and a recent novelty, not handed down by tradition a prmcipio, therefore not natural to man. "Qua; si secundum hominia naturam est, cum homine ip.10 cocperit necesse est; si vero non est, nee capere quidem illam posset humana natura. Ubi more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 431g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123691063X
  • 9781236910639