This volume presents a series of essays published by Charles Kahn over a period of forty years, in which he seeks to explicate the ancient Greek concept of Being. He addresses two distinct but intimately related problems, one linguistic and one historical and philosophical. The linguistic problem concerns the theory of the Greek verb einai, 'to be': how to replace the conventional but misleading distinction between copula and existential verb with a more adequate theoretical account. The philosophical problem is in ...

Essays on Being 2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199654352

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Essays on Being 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199534807

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