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Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha : Symposium Aristotelicum

Author: Carlos G Steel; Oliver Primavesi; Aristotle.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a key text for the reconstruction of the early history of Greek philosophy, and sets the agenda for Aristotle's project of wisdom. Included is a new edition of the Greek text, and an introduction which examines its divergent traditions.
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Genre/Form: E-books
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Symposium Aristotelicum (18th : 2008 : Leuven, Belgium).
Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
(OCoLC)781497163
Named Person: Aristotle.; Aristotle.; Aristotle
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos G Steel; Oliver Primavesi; Aristotle.
ISBN: 9780191743337 019174333X
OCLC Number: 827268084
Language Note: Symposium papers in English; includes Ancient Greek text and English translation of: Aristotle. Metaphysics. Book 1.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 541 pages)
Contents: The desire to know (Metaphysics A1) / Giuseppe Cambiano --
A science of first principles (Metaphysics A2) / Sarah Broadie --
History and dialectic (Metaphysics A3, 983a24-984b8) / Rachel Barney --
'The next principle' (Metaphysics A3-4, 984b8-985b22) / Gábor Betegh --
Pythagoreanism : emerging from the Presocratic fog (Metaphysics A5) / Malcolm Schofield --
Plato as seen by Aristotle (Metaphysics A6) / Carlos Steel --
Critique of earlier philosophers on the good and the causes (Metaphysics A7-A8, 989a18) / Stephen Menn --
Second thoughts on some Presocratics (Metaphysics A8, 989a18-990a32) / Oliver Primavesi --
The doctrine of forms under critique : Part I (Metaphysics A9, 990a33-991b9) / Dorothea Frede --
The doctrine of forms under critique : Part II (Metaphysics A9, 991b9-993a10) / Michel Crubellier --
Conclusion : and retrospect (Metaphysics A10) / John M. Cooper --
Aristotle, Metaphysics A : a new critical edition with introduction / Oliver Primavesi --
Introduction : the transmission of the text and the riddle of the two versions / Oliver Primavesi --
Text of Metaphysics A (and of the corresponding parts of M4-5) / Oliver Primavesi.
Responsibility: edited by Carlos Steel ; [with a new critical edition of the Greek text] by Oliver Primavesi.
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This book is extremely rich, and the reader will discover in each of its chapters much food for thinking about a great number of topics and problems. Andre Laks, Notre Dame Philosphical Reviews

 
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