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CORDERO, Néstor-Luis. The Strange Criterion Used to Create Parmenides' 'Doxa'. Diánoia [online]. 2021, vol.66, n.87, pp.141-151.  Epub Mar 14, 2022. ISSN 0185-2450.

In 1795 G.G. Fülleborn, a philologist of Kantian origin, grouped in two "parts" the recovered fragments of the Poem of Parmenides -"the Truth" (frags. 1-8.50) and "the Doxa" (frags. 8.51-18; frag. 19 was discovered later). With small modifications, this structure became classic and is accepted unanimously today. However, a reading of each fragment in an isolated way does not justify such division, which is based on an interpretation of Simplicius influenced by Aristotle, who finds already in Parmenides a sketch of the Platonic dualism between the "sensible" and the "intelligible", not actually present in the latter. This work analyzes critically the criterion used by Fülleborn, which is anachronistic in the case of a preplatonic thinker.

Keywords : Fülleborn; mortals; Simplicius; Plato; Kant; Aristotle.

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