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Pseudo-Plato on Names

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The pseudo-Platonic Definitions seems to ascribe to ὄνοµα, ‘name’, the function of signifying two kinds of predicate. This is problematic, and I propose an emendation of the text, arguing that a definition of ῥῆµα, ‘verb’, has fallen out.

Affiliations: 1: Dipartimento di Lettere e Filosofia, Università degli Studi di Firenze via Bolognese, 52, 50139 FirenzeItaly


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