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David Bronstein and Whitney Schwab

—a claim key to the premise introduced in (9)—is not based solely on the prediction in (5) that the slave will know in the future; the claim is based on the concrete results of his examination of the slave. The examination showed, Socrates thinks, that the contents of the slave’s answers were in him prior

Bruce S. Bennett and Moletlanyi Tshipa

predictions). Stephen Hawking favoured the instrumentalist approach: I regard [the MWI ] as self-evidently correct … But, look: All that one does, really, is to calculate conditional probabilities – in other words, the probability of A happening, given B. I think that that’s all the many

Thomas Uebel

prediction. 1 Since Danto also conceded, however, that both narrative and nomological explanations can be given of historical events, questions have increasingly been asked whether Danto had really plumbed the true depth of the phenomenon he brought to prominence and whether the position he developed made

Alison M. Downham Moore

several essays the notion that historical concepts could be understood in terms of layers of meaning derived from the knowledge of past events. For instance, in discussing French pre-revolutionary predictions about the fate of any likely revolution against the Bourbon monarchy of the late eighteenth

Emily Austin

possession of virtue, especially piety. Warren argues that Socrates does not think that what makes a pleasure true is that it is a true prediction of what will in fact happen (e.g., winning the lottery). Vicious people, after all, might be good at predicting the future. Instead, the virtuous person knows

Timothy W. Burns

; and yet he confirmeth an assertion of his own, touching the time this war lasted, by the oracle’s prediction. He taxeth Nicias for being too punctual in the observation of the ceremonies of their religion, when he overthrew himself and his army, and indeed the whole dominion and liberty of his country

Timothy Haglund

, Gargantua, Rondibilis, and Hippothadée from Panurge. Panurge does interpret other efforts at prediction in the Tiers Livre metaphorically (his dream, the Sybil of Panzoust, the Virgilian lots, and so on), but he is unwilling or incapable of doing so here. With Trouillogan, Panurge’s literalism instigates

Christopher J. Rowe

common books restored to ee (and its textual problems resolved), many will prefer to read the Eudemian version of Aristotle’s Ethics when they can read the Nicomachean . Cinderella will remain in the kitchen. At least, now, this prediction will be put to the test. The last quadrennium has seen

Ann Ward

messenger informs Oedipus that Polybus, king of Corinth, is dead, and that the people of Corinth want to make Oedipus himself their king. Jocasta and Oedipus are at first ecstatic, believing that Oedipus has avoided the oracle’s prediction that he would kill his father, whom he thinks is Polybus. Yet

Eric Dugdale and Loramy Gerstbauer

prediction is fulfilled in Libation Bearers , the second play. Orestes returns from exile and kills his mother Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus. Again, two corpses are wheeled out of the palace and presented to the citizens; Orestes denounces Clytemnestra and Aegisthus as the murderers of his father and