This book explores the various views on language and its relation to philosophy in the Platonic tradition by examening the reception of Plato's Cratylus in antiquity in general, and the commentary of the Neoplatonist Proclus in particular.There are thus, in the case of one and the same thing, secret divine names for the divine elements in it, discursive names for what can be known discursively, and names based on opinion for what can be opined about it. aJust as the types ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Proclus' Commentary on the Cratylus in Context|
|Author||:||Robbert Maarten van den Berg, Robbert Maarten Berg|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2008-01|