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A companion to Aristotle

Author: Georgios Anagnostopoulos
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
Series: Blackwell companions to philosophy, 42.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Blackwell Companion to Aristotle provides in-depth studies of the main themes of Aristotle's thought, from art to zoology. A comprehensive survey of the life and work of Aristotle. - Comprised of newly commissioned essays from leading experts - Covers the full range of Aristotle's work, from his theoretical inquiries into metaphysics, physics, psychology, and biology, to the practical and productive "sciences"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xviii, 648 p
(DLC) 2008036223
Named Person: Aristotle.; Aristotle.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Georgios Anagnostopoulos
ISBN: 9781782684237 1782684239
OCLC Number: 843087017
Description: 1 online resource (57 entries) : 9 images, digital files.
Contents: Part I. Aristotle's Life and Works. 1 Aristotle's Life ; 2 Aristotle's Works and the Development of His Thought. Part II. The Tools of Inquiry. 3 Deductive Logic ; 4 Aristotle's Theory of Demonstration ; 5 Empiricism and the First Principles of Aristotelian Science ; 6 Aristotle on Signification and Truth ; 7 Aristotle's Methods. Part III. Theoretical Knowledge. A. Metaphysics. 8 The Science and Axioms of Being ; 9 Aristotelian Categories ; 10 Form and Matter ; 11 Aristotle on Universals ; 12 Substances ; 13 Causes ; 14 Heavenly Bodies and First Causes --
B. Physics. 15 Mixing the Elements ; 16 Aristotle on the Infinite, Space, and Time ; 17 Change and Its Relation to Actuality and Potentiality --
C. Psychology. 18 The Aristotelian Psuché ; 19 Sensation and Desire ; 20 Phantasia and Thought --
D. Biology ; 21 Teleology in Living Things ; 22 Form, Essence, and Explanation in Aristotle's Biology ; 23 Generation of Animals. Part IV. Practical Knowledge. A. Ethics. 24 Happiness and the Structure of Ends ; 25 Pleasure ; 26 Human Excellence in Character and Intellect ; 27 Courage ; 28 Justice ; 29 Friendship ; 30 Voluntary, Involuntary, and Choice ; 31 Aristotle on Action, Practical Reason, and Weakness of the Will --
B. Politics ; 32 The Naturalness of the Polis in Aristotle ; 33 Rulers and Ruled ; 34 Aristotle on the Ideal Constitution ; 35 Excellences of the Citizen and of the Individual ; 36 Education and the State. Part V. Productive Knowledge. A. Rhetoric. 37 The Nature and Goals of Rhetoric ; 38 Passions and Persuasion --
B. Art ; 39 Aristotle's Poetics: The Aim of Tragedy ; 40 The Elements of Tragedy.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to philosophy, 42.
Responsibility: edited by Georgios Anagnostopoulos.

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The Blackwell Companion to Aristotle provides in-depth studies of the main themes of Aristotle's thought, from art to zoology. A comprehensive survey of the life and work of Aristotle. - Comprised of newly commissioned essays from leading experts - Covers the full range of Aristotle's work, from his theoretical inquiries into metaphysics, physics, psychology, and biology, to the practical and productive "sciences" such as ethics, politics, rhetoric, and art.

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