Observações sobre a estrutura da significação em Metafísica Γ 4

Journal of Ancient Philosophy 9 (1):22-40 (2015)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

This article is intended to examine the structure and scope of the argumentation drawn in Metaphysics Γ 4, 1006a18-b34. As we shall see, though this passage does not bring a complete proof of the Principle of Non-Contradiction, it corresponds to its first step, which consists in determining the conditions of meaning necessary for discourse. That passage encloses in nuce the reasons which underlie Aristotelian conviction con- cerning the conventional nature of names and also brings to light the way this conven- tional nature of names must be understood according to Aristotle.

Author's Profile

Analytics

Added to PP
2016-02-27

Downloads
486 (#35,044)

6 months
90 (#50,210)

Historical graph of downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.
How can I increase my downloads?