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Do the ghosts exist? On image (eidolon) and knowledge in the sophist Plato

@inproceedings{Anchepe2017DoTG,
  title={Do the ghosts exist? On image (eidolon) and knowledge in the sophist Plato},
  author={Ignacio Miguel Anchepe},
  year={2017}
}
In Sophist, Plato revises some key points to his theory of knowledge, such as the theory of Forms and the notion of image (eídolon). According to some interpreters (Ringbom, Palumbo, Deleuze, Audouard), this dialogue would contain a decisive novelty: there is a remarkable correspondence between true and false knowledge, because both rely on images, the true ones on the eikón and the false ones on the eídolon (according to previous dialogues, the image is restricted to the lower forms of… 

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El sentido del ser en El Sofista de Platón