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One and many in Aristotle's Metaphysics. Central books

Author: Edward C Halper
Publisher: [Las Vegas, Nev.] : Parmenides Pub., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The problem of the one and the many is central to ancient Greek philosophy, but surprisingly little attention has been paid to Aristotle's treatment of it in the Metaphysics. "The Central Books of  Read more...

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Named Person: Aristotle.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward C Halper
ISBN: 1930972059 9781930972056 9781930972056
OCLC Number: 62302419
Notes: Originally published: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, 1989. With new pref.
Description: xlvii, 309 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Book E: What is Being? --
The Central Books --
The Theoretical Sciences: E 1 --
Accidental Being E 2-3 --
E 2: Knowledge of Accidents --
E 3: Causes of Accidents --
Ch. 2. Categorical Being: Z-H --
Z 1: The Primacy of Ousia --
One and This --
Z 2-3, 1028b36: Instances of Ousia --
Z 3: The Substrafe --
1029b3-12 --
Z 4-5: Essence --
Accidents and Accidental Composites --
The Opening Lines of Z 4: 1029b13-22 --
Z 5: Coupled Things --
Addition and Essence --
Secondary Essences --
Addition, Subtraction, and Ousia --
Z 6: The Identity of Thing and Essence --
1031a19-28: What is Said Accidentally --
1031a28-1032a11: What is Said Per Se --
Z 7-9: The Physical Treatment of Essence --
Some Objections --
Z 10-11: The Parts of Ousia --
Z 10 --
Z 11 --
Wholes, Parts, and Unity --
One and Subtraction --
Z 12: The Unity of Form --
Z 13-16: The Universal --
Z 13, 1038b9-16: Arguments 1 and 2 --
Z 13, 1038b16-1039a23: Arguments 3-6 --
Argument Three: 1038b16-23 --
Argument Four: 1038b23-29 --
Argument Five: 1038b29-30 --
Argument Six: 1039a3-8 --
Z 14 --
Z 15 --
Z 16, 1040b5-16 --
Z 16, 1040b16-1041a5 --
Species and Genus --
Z 17: Ousia as Cause --
Book H 1-5: The Composite --
H 1 --
1042a32-b8: Matter --
H 2: Actuality and Accidental Composites --
Differentiae: 1042b11-31 --
Composites: 1042b31-1043a28 --
H 3: Definitions of Accidental Composites --
H 4-5: Proper Matter --
H 6: The Unity of the Composite --
1045a7-33: Problem and Solution --
1045a33-b17: Form without Matter --
1045b17-23: Justification and Interpretation of the Solution --
Z-H: One and Categorial Being --
Ch. 3. Book O: Actuality and Truth --
O 1-5: Potentiality --
O 1: The Potencies of Doing and Suffering --
O 2: Rational and Nonrational Potencies --
O 3-4: Potentiality and Actuality --
O 5: Natural and Nonnatural Potencies --
O 6-9: Actuality --
E 4, O 10: Truth --
Ch. 4. Being, One and Ousia in the Central Books --
Convergence --
Form, Universal, and Individual --
Universal Form --
Individual Form --
Form as neither Universal nor Individual --
Universal and Individual --
The Central Books and the Aporiai --
The Nature of Ousia.
Responsibility: Edward C. Halper.
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As the body of the text consists in a close textual reading of books 6-9 of the Metaphysics, not every reader was able to persevere to the end, and the new introduction greatly facilitates an Read more...

 
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