Aristotle on Metaphysics

Aristotle on Metaphysics

by Vasilis Politis
     
 

Aristotles' 'Metaphysics' is one of the most important texts in Ancient Philosophy. This GuideBook looks at the Metaphysics thematically and takes the student through the main arguments found in the text. The book introduces and assesses Aristotle's life and the background to the Metaphysics, the ideas and text of the Metaphysics and

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Aristotles' 'Metaphysics' is one of the most important texts in Ancient Philosophy. This GuideBook looks at the Metaphysics thematically and takes the student through the main arguments found in the text. The book introduces and assesses Aristotle's life and the background to the Metaphysics, the ideas and text of the Metaphysics and Aristotle's philosophical legacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415251471
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Aristotle's Metaphysics 2. Metaphysics as the Science of the Ultimate Explanations of all Things 3. Metaphysics as the Science of Being, Qua Being, Primary being and Non-Primary Being 4. The Principle of Non-Contradiction 5. The Search for Primary Being 6. The First Cause of Change, God 7. The Criticism of Plato's Theory of Forms

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