[B-Greek] Greek for 'Tabula Rasa'

Carl Conrad cwconrad2 at mac.com
Sat May 10 04:42:48 EDT 2008


On May 9, 2008, at 11:10 PM, James Tauber wrote:

> Aristotle's expression aside, would "agraphos pinax" also be
> appropriate?

Yes, and PINAX is the more normal term translated into Latin as  
"tabula."

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University (Retired)

> On May 3, 2008, at 5:28 PM, Kevin W. Woodruff wrote:
>
>> gramma±tei/on o[ mhqe,n u`pa,rcei evntele,ceia gegramme,non
>>
>> grammateion ho methen huparchei entelecheia gegrammenon
>>
>>
>>
>> This is taken from Aristotle's On the Soul 3.4.430a
>>
>> Kevin
>>
>>
>> James Tauber <jtauber at jtauber.com> wrote: If you'll indulge a
>> slightly off-topic question...
>>
>> What would be the Greek equivalent of the Latin expression "Tabula
>> Rasa"?
>>
>> James
>>








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