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Matter and form : from natural science to political philosophy

Author: Ann Ward
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2009.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Ward
ISBN: 9780739135686 0739135686 9780739135709 0739135708
OCLC Number: 429409863
Description: xxvi, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The polis philospohers / Douglas Al-Maini --
The immortality of the soul and the origin of the cosmos in Plato's Phaedo / Ann Ward --
Plato's science of living well / Coleen Zoller --
Understanding Aristotle's Politics throught form and matter / Mostafa Younesie --
Making "men see clearly" : physical imperfection and mathematical order in Ptolemy's Syntaxis / Michael Weinman --
Realism and liberalism in the naturalistic-psychological roots of Averroës critique of Plato's Republic / Ahmed El-Sayed Abdel Meguid --
Skepticism, science, and politics in Montaigne's Essays / David Lewis Schaefer --
Parmenidean intutions in Descartes's theory of the heart's motion / Dwayne Raymond --
Hobbes's natural condition and his natural science of the mind in Leviathan / Paul Ulrich --
Hobbes and Aristotle : science and politics / Leah Bradshaw --
From metaphysics to ethics and beyond : Hobbes's reaction to Aristotelian essentialism / Huhana Lemetti --
Hobbes and Aristotle on biology, reason, and reproduction / Ingrid Makus --
Locke and the problematic relation between natural science and moral philosophy / Lee Ward --
Rousseau's botanical-political problem : on the nature of nature nad political philosophy / Leonard R. Sorenson --
Contrasting biological and human approaches to the evolution of political morality / Steven Robinson --
Dialogue of the science and humanities / Ann Ward.
Responsibility: Ann Ward.

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Ward's impressive book brings wide-ranging wisdom to a present-day intellectual crisis: the gulf between modern science and humane philosophy. -- Robert Faulkner, Boston College This book does indeed Read more...

 
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