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Aristoteles by Walter Bröcker

By Walter Bröcker

Das Werk des Kieler Philosophen Walter Bröcker ist seit über 50 Jahren ein anerkanntes Standardwerk der deutschen Aristotelesforschung.

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Plato's Theory of Explanation: A Study of the Cosmological by Anne Freire Ashbaugh

By Anne Freire Ashbaugh

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The Myth of Aristotle’s Development and the Betrayal of by Walter E. Wehrle

By Walter E. Wehrle

During this radical reinterpretation of Aristotle's Metaphysics, Walter E. Wehrle demonstrates that developmental theories of Aristotle are in keeping with a defective assumption: that the 5th bankruptcy of different types ('substance') is an early thought of metaphysics that Aristotle later deserted. the traditional commentators unanimously held that the kinds was once semantical and never metaphysical, and so there has been no clash among it and the Metaphysics right. They have been correct, Wehrle argues: the trendy assumption, on the contrary, relies on a medieval mistake and is perpetuated by way of the anti-metaphysical postures of up to date philosophy. moreover, by utilizing the logico-semantical contrast in Aristotle's works, Wehrle indicates simply how the imperative 'contradictions' in Metaphysics Books VII and VIII may be resolved. the end result in an interpretation of Aristotle that demanding situations mainstream viewpoints, revealing a very best thinker in sharp distinction to the developmentalists' model.

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Philosophie der Epochenschwelle: Augustin zwischen Antike by Peter Seele

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Seneca: Moral Essays, Volume I (Loeb Classical Library No. by Seneca, John W. Basore

By Seneca, John W. Basore

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, born at Corduba (Cordova) ca. four BCE, of a trendy and filthy rich relatives, spent an sick formative years and adolescence at Rome in an aunt's care. He grew to become recognized in rhetoric, philosophy, money-making, and imperial carrier. After a few shame in the course of Claudius' reign he turned coach after which, in fifty four CE, advising minister to Nero, a few of whose worst misdeeds he didn't hinder. concerned (innocently?) in a conspiracy, he killed himself through order in sixty five. filthy rich, he preached indifference to wealth; evader of ache and loss of life, he preached scorn of either; and there have been different contrasts among perform and precept. we've Seneca's philosophical or ethical essays (ten of them regularly known as Dialogues)—on windfall, steadfastness, the satisfied lifestyles, anger, relaxation, tranquility, the brevity of lifestyles, gift-giving, forgiveness— and treatises on ordinary phenomena. additionally extant are 124 epistles, within which he writes in a peaceful type approximately ethical and moral questions, pertaining to them to non-public stories; a skit at the legitimate deification of Claudius, Apocolocyntosis (in Loeb quantity 15); and 9 rhetorical tragedies on historic Greek issues. Many epistles and all his speeches are misplaced. His ethical essays are accrued in Volumes I–III of the Loeb Classical Library's ten-volume variation of Seneca.

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Socrates on friendship and community: reflections on Plato's by Mary P. Nichols

By Mary P. Nichols

Within the glossy philosophical culture, Plato's Socrates has been considered as an alienating impression on Western suggestion and lifestyles. during this publication, Mary Nichols addresses Kierkegaard's and Nietzsche's feedback of Socrates and recovers where of friendship and neighborhood in Socratic philosophizing. Her wealthy research of either dramatic info and philosophic subject matters in Plato's Symposium, Phaedras, and Lysis exhibits how love reveals its achievement within the reciprocal relation of buddies. Nichols exhibits how neighbors adventure one other as their very own and themselves as belonging to a different. Their event, she argues, either sheds gentle at the nature of philosophy and serves as a customary for a political lifestyles that does justice to human freedom and group.

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Parmenides and To Eon: Reconsidering Muthos and Logos by Lisa Atwood Wilkinson

By Lisa Atwood Wilkinson

This is often an incredible new examine delivering a brand new historic and philosophical perception Parmenides in gentle of the oral culture of historic Greece. "Parmenides and To Eon" deals a brand new old and philosophical interpreting of Parmenides of Elea through exploring the importance and dynamics of the oral culture of old Greece. The e-book disentangles our theories of language from what facts indicates is an archaic Greek event of speech. With this in brain, the writer reconsiders Parmenides' poem, arguing that the way in which we divide up his textual content is inconsistent with the oral culture Parmenides inherits. Wilkinson proposes that, even if Parmenides could have composed his poem in writing, it really is possible that the poem was once orally played instead of silently learn. This publication explores the aural and oral parts of the poem and its functionality by way of their value to Parmenides' philosophy. Wilkinson's method yields an interpretative procedure that allows us to interact with the traditional Greeks in phrases in the direction of their very own with out, despite the fact that, forgetting the ancient distance that separates us or sacrificing our personal philosophical issues.

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The philosophy of Plotinus; the Gifford lectures at St. by William Ralph Inge

By William Ralph Inge

REPRINT of ed. 1918

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Aristotle's Theory of the Unity of Science by Malcolm Wilson

By Malcolm Wilson

Aristotle was once the 1st thinker to supply a idea of self sustaining clinical disciplines and the systematic connections among these disciplines. This ebook provides the 1st finished therapy of those systematic connections: analogy, focality, and cumulation.Wilson appeals to those systematic connections which will reconcile Aristotle's slender concept of the subject-genus (described within the Posterior Analytics by way of crucial definitional connections between phrases) with the extra expansive perception present in Aristotle's clinical perform. those connections, all diversifications at the idea of abstraction, let for the extra expansive subject-genus, and in flip are according to options basic to the Posterior Analytics. Wilson hence treats the connections of their relation to Aristotle's thought of technological know-how and indicates how they come up from his doctrine of abstraction. The influence of the argument is to put the connections, that are frequently considered as marginal, on the centre of Aristotle's conception of science.The scholarly paintings of the decade has argued that the Posterior Analytics is vital for an knowing of Aristotle's clinical perform. Wilson's publication, whereas grounded during this learn, extends its discoveries to the issues of the stipulations for the harmony of clinical disciplines.

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Phaedo (Clarendon Plato Series) by Plato

By Plato

This scarce antiquarian ebook is a facsimile reprint of the unique. because of its age, it will probably comprise imperfections comparable to marks, notations, marginalia and incorrect pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally vital, we've made it to be had as a part of our dedication for shielding, protecting, and selling the world's literature in reasonable, top of the range, smooth versions which are precise to the unique paintings.

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