The Metaphysics: Books Gamma, Delta, and Epsilon

The Metaphysics: Books Gamma, Delta, and Epsilon

by Aristotle
     
 

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Arthur Madigan presents a clear, accurate new translation of the third book (Beta) of Aristotle's Metaphysics, together with two related chapters from the eleventh book (Kappa). Madigan's accompanying commentary gives detailed guidance to these texts, in which Aristotle sets out what he takes to be the main problems of metaphysics or 'first philosophy' and assesses

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Arthur Madigan presents a clear, accurate new translation of the third book (Beta) of Aristotle's Metaphysics, together with two related chapters from the eleventh book (Kappa). Madigan's accompanying commentary gives detailed guidance to these texts, in which Aristotle sets out what he takes to be the main problems of metaphysics or 'first philosophy' and assesses possible solutions to them.

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"Madigan's volume accomplishes what it aims to do...with its close and careful consideration of the text and its many new proposals for reading specific passages, this volume will be greatly appreciated by those undertaking their own serious study..."—The Review of Metaphysics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198751069
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Series:
Clarendon Aristotle Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Arthur Madigan, S.J., is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Boston College.

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