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Truth in Ancient Philosophy

  • Jan WoleńskiEmail author
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Part of the Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science book series (LEUS, volume 45)

Abstract

This chapter opens the historical part of the book. I focus on Greek philosophy (archaic poets and thinkers, Pre-Socratics, Plato, Aristotle, post-Aristotelian, particularly the Stoics), some facts from other philosophical cultures (Chinese, Indian, African, Egyptian, Hebrew) are mentioned. The historical report in this and next chapters (see also Woleński 1994a) tries to show that the understanding of truth as saying how things are, is present in all cases taken into account.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jagiellonian University (prof. emeritus)KrakówPoland
  2. 2.University of Information, Technology and ManagementRzeszowPoland

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