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Plato's authority and the formation of textual communities


Baltzly, DC, Plato's authority and the formation of textual communities, The Classical Quarterly, 64, (2) pp. 793-807. ISSN 0009-8388 (2014) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1017/S0009838814000500


Copyright © The Classical Association 2014. It is widely agreed that, in the re-emergence of Platonism as a dogmatic school of philosophy following the demise of the sceptical academy, Plato's works came to have an authoritative status. This paper argues for a particular understanding of what that authority consists in and how it was acquired.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Philosophy and Religious Studies
Research Group:History and philosophy of specific fields
Research Field:History of philosophy
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
UTAS Author:Baltzly, DC (Professor Dirk Baltzly)
ID Code:98996
Year Published:2014
Web of Science® Times Cited:7
Deposited By:School of Humanities
Deposited On:2015-03-11
Last Modified:2017-12-14

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