3. The Late Arrival of Language: Word, Nature, and the Divine in Plato's Cratylus

  1. Sarah Coakley
  1. Catherine Pickstock

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch3

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

How to Cite

Pickstock, C. (2012) The Late Arrival of Language: Word, Nature, and the Divine in Plato's Cratylus, in Faith, Rationality, and the Passions (ed S. Coakley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444361933

Online ISBN: 9781118321997

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Keywords:

  • the late arrival of language, and the divine in Plato's Cratylus;
  • Phaedo of Socrates's bodily disposition;
  • “The other Plato” interlinking to three things;
  • Humean naturalist immanence/or Kantian transcendentalism;
  • reading Plato, post-modern way of the “terminal”;
  • Plato linking language with synaesthesia, arts and crafts as mimetic;
  • questions, on a sense of felt mimesis, as between word and thing;
  • conceptual acts, for Plato an act of naming;
  • linguistic character of reason as λóγζ linked to Plato's theory