(Original title: What Makes a Similarity Superficial? An Exercise in the Methodology of the History of Philosophy)Filozofia
, 78 (2023)
, 128 - 135.
The essay reports on the author’s attempts to demonstrate similarities between prima facie divergent thinkers. Objections to this attempt have often concerned the question of the “superficiality” of the similarities noted. The paper examines these objections and proposes an understanding of the relevant concept of superficiality as a consequence of what Alan Nelson… Read more