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La sintassi del cosmo: osservazioni su un volume recente

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From the journal Elenchos


This note does examine a recent volume by Ada Bronowski on the Stoic doctrine of the lekta (The Stoics on Lekta. All There Is to Say, OUP, 2019). The first part summarizes its content, while the second discusses some critical and controversial points, in particular the Platonic tenor of the interpretation of the Stoic lekta offered by the Author. This interpretation gives an extra-linguistic and realistic function to items that the Stoics cautiously left under-determined from the ontological point of view.

Corresponding author: Michele Alessandrelli, ILIESI-CNR, Rome, Italy, E-mail:


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