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Index of the bibliographies on arguments

Theory of Ontology

Key Terms in Ontology

Being (linguistic and philosophical perspectives)

Selected Bibliography on Existence in Philosophy

Selected bibliography on the history of the concept of Existence

Bibliography on the Problem of Nonexistent Objects

Bibliography on the History of the Problem of Nonexistent Objects

Substance: ancient (the evolution of the concept from Ancient Greeks to Modern Times)

Substance: modern (the concept of Substance in contemporary analytic philosophy)

Metaphysical Explanation

Annotated bibliographies:

Metaphysical fundamentality: A-Gia

Metaphysical fundamentality: Gib-P

Metaphysical fundamentality: R-Z

Contemporary metaphysical grounding: A-C

Contemporary metaphysical grounding: D-G

Contemporary metaphysical grounding: H-Lop

Contemporary metaphysical grounding: Los-Sav

Contemporary metaphysical grounding: Sch-Z

History of metaphysical grounding

Ontological dependence: A-K

Ontological dependence: L-Z

History of ontological dependence

Selected Ontological Topics

Language and Ontology

Linguistic Relativism (Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis) vs. Universal Grammar

Universal Ontology vs. Ontological Relativity

Modern Theories of Predication

The Frege-Russell 'Is' Ambiguity Thesis

Language as Calculus vs. Language as Universal Medium (two traditions in 20th century philosophy)

The Problem of Universals

The Contemporary Debate

History of Ontology

Heraclitus and Parmenides: Metaphysics of the One vs. Metaphysics of Being

Parmenides of Elea:

Critical Notes on His Fragments (Diels Kranz fr. 1-3)

Critical Editions and Translations

Selected and annotated Bibliography of studies on Parmenides in English:

A - B

C - E

F - G

H - K

L - Mos

Mou - Q

R - Sta

Ste - Z

Bibliographies on Parmenides in other languages:

Bibliographie des études en Français

Bibliografia degli studi in Italiano

Bibliographie der Studien auf Deutsch

Bibliografía de estudios en Español

Bibliografía de estudos em Português

Aristotle and the Problem of the Subject Matter of First Philosophy

The Rediscovery of the Corpus Aristotelicum and the Beginning of the Commentary Tradition

The Neoplatonic Commentators on Aristotle's Metaphysics

Stoic Philosophy (see also under "History of Logic" and "Doctrine of Categories"):

Stoic Ontology

Proceedings of the Symposia on Ancient Philosophy

Proceedings of the Symposium Platonicum

Proceedings of the Symposium Aristotelicum

Proceedings of the Symposium Hellenisticum

Selected Bibliography on Diogenes Laertius

Diogenes Laertius: Selected bibliography of the studies in English on the Lives of Eminent Philosophers

Diogenes Laertius: Selected bibliography of the studies, editions and tranalations in French, Italian, German

Eriugena and the Neoplatonic Metaphysics in the Early Middle Ages

Eriugena: Dialectic and Ontology in the Periphyseon

Eriugena, Periphyseon Book I: Aristotelian Logic and Categories

The 'Second Beginning' of Metaphysics

Metaphysics or Ontology? The Debate about the Subject-Matter of First Philosophy

The Problem of Nonbeing. History of Nonexistence

Ontology in modern and contemporary thought

Rise and Fall of Ontology in the Modern Era from Suárez to Kant

Birth of a New Science: the History of Ontology from Suárez to Kant

Bibliography of Ontologists from 16th to 18th Centuries: I. From Fonseca to Poinsot (1560 - 1644)

Bibliography of Ontologists from 16th to 18th Centuries: II. From Scheibler to Lambert (1645 - 1777)

Mathesis universalis: the Search for a Universal Science

The Rediscovery of Ontology in Contemporary Thought

(under construction)

History of the Doctrine of Categories

The Doctrine of Categories from an Historical Perspective. Introduction

Aristotle's Categories. Annotated Bibliography of the studies in English:

First part: A - C

Second part: D - Het

Third part: Hin - N

Fourth part: O - Z

Bibliographie der deutschen Studien zur Aristoteles Kategorien

Bibliographie des études en français sur les Catégories d'Aristote

Bibliografia degli studi italiani sulle Categorie di Aristotele

The Stoic Doctrine of Supreme Genera (Categories)

Ancient Greek Commentaries on Aristotle's Categories

Latin Medieval Commentaries on Aristotle's Categories

Latin Medieval Commentators of Aristotle's Categories

History of Truth in Western Philosophy

The Concept of Truth in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy

Truth in Ancient Greek Authors from Homer to the Hellenistic Period

Theories of Truth in Medieval Philosophy

Truth in Medieval Authors from Hilary of Poitiers to Paul of Venice

The Problem of Universals from the Antiquity to Middle Ages

Universals in Antiquity and Middle Ages

Intercultural and Comparative and Philosophy

Bibliography: A-Den

Bibliography: Deu-K

Bibliography: L-N

Bibliography: O-Sid

Bibliography: Sil-Z

African Philosophy. A Survey of Contemporary Studies