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Plato, Heraclitus and Dante on ambiguity. Some notes to Prof. Smith's paper (text in English)

Nóema. 2014;0(5-2) DOI 10.13130/2239-5474/4407

 

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Journal Title: Nóema

ISSN: 2239-5474 (Print)

Publisher: Università degli Studi di Milano

LCC Subject Category: Philosophy. Psychology. Religion: Speculative philosophy: Metaphysics

Country of publisher: Italy

Language of fulltext: Italian

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Filippo Forcignanò

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The purpose of this note is to discuss some aspects of Prof. Smith's paper about Virgil and the ambiguity. The note is divided into three parts: a) a discussion about the ambiguity of the empirical things in Plato; b) a reconsideration of Heraclitus' fragment 26 DK, in the light of some observation by H.G. Gadamer; c) a short comparison between Virgil's Polydorus and Dante's Pier Delle Vigne about the uncanny nature of their otherworldly transfiguration.