The course will introduce Plato's' theory of Forms, and examine Plato's model(s) of participation of the sensible particulars in the Forms, with special interest the problem of structure and with reference to Plato's predecessors who set up the problem.
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Mann, W.-R. (2000), The Discovery of Things. Aristotle’s Categories and Their Context, Princeton University Press
McCabe, M. M. (1999) Plato’s Individuals, Princeton
Meinwald, C. (2016), Plato, Routledge