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A study in the originality of Hobbes' political theories
These comments of W. R. Sorley asserting the originality of Hobbes arein conformity with the statements made by Hobbes himself; and togetherwith many others of similar purport, they interested me in the problemof Hobbes' originality, a problem which it is the purpose of this studyto examine. That these claims of Hobbes are ...
The priority of being to truth according to Aristotle
There appears to be a difficulty in the account which Aristotle offers of being and truth in the Categories and De Interpretatione. In general terms, Aristotle's position is the "realist" one that "propositions are true according to how things are." This "realism" is evident in a Tamilian priority claim first introduced in ...