Скепсис и парадокс: проблема предпосылок скептицизма у Платона и античная традиция парадоксов.

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The subject of the research is the question of what texts of Plato could become a stimulus for the formation of skeptical ideas in the Academy. Can we, in particular, raise the question of the presence in the texts of Plato of something similar to the principle of the “epoche”, which is the most important methodological sign of skepticism? Can be compared with skepticism the elenchic strategy of Socrates? In our opinion, there are a number of moments in the works of Plato, which brings him closer to skeptical discourse (although this does not make him a skeptic). We dwell only on two of them. The first is the ability of the protagonists of his dialogues to hold in their arguments the two opposite sides of the subject in their undoubted difference and, at the same time, in mutual necessity. This is the Platonic dialectic in its true expression, examples of which we see in the Sophistes and the Parmenides. The second specific aspect of Plato's thought is in the formulation by Plato of a number of logical parado
Original languageRussian
Pages (from-to)683-694
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • academy
  • liar paradox
  • Plato
  • skepticism
  • академия
  • парадокс Лжеца
  • платон
  • скептицизм

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