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Diccionario filosófico
Complete edition

Diccionario de Filosofía
Brief definition of the most important concepts of philosophy.


A Dictionary of English Philosophical Terms Francis Garden

Vocabulary of Philosophy, Psychological, Ethical, Metaphysical
William Fleming

Biografías y semblanzas Biographical references and lives of philosophers

Brief introduction to the thought of Ortega y Gasset

History of Philosophy Summaries

Historia de la Filosofía
Explanation of the thought of the great philosophers; summaries, exercises...

Historia de la Filosofía
Digital edition of the History of Philosophy by Jaime Balmes

Historia de la Filosofía
Digital edition of the History of Philosophy by Zeferino González

Vidas, opiniones y sentencias de los filósofos más ilustres
Complete digital edition of the work of Diogenes Laertius

Compendio de las vidas de los filósofos antiguos

A brief history of Greek Philosophy
B. C. Burt


A Short History of Philosophy







Archetype. The plan or model to which any given thing is entirely or approximately conformed. In this sense it is equivalent to the Platonic idea. But the word is comparatively rare, and Johnson, who has admitted in his Dictionary many worse ones, takes no notice of this. Locke and Watts use it in quite another sense from that just given. With them the object represented in our idea of it (the word idea being understood in their acceptation) is the archetype of the idea.

Over and above this, Locke uses the word in a sense still more removed from its true meaning. He calls complex ideas which have no counterpart in real existence archetypal.



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