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The Activity of Being
     

The Activity of Being

by Aryeh Kosman
 

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Understanding “what something is” has long occupied philosophers, and no Western thinker has had more influence on the nature of being than Aristotle. Focusing on a reinterpretation of the concept of energeia as “activity,” Aryeh Kosman reexamines Aristotle’s ontology and some of our most basic assumptions about the great

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Understanding “what something is” has long occupied philosophers, and no Western thinker has had more influence on the nature of being than Aristotle. Focusing on a reinterpretation of the concept of energeia as “activity,” Aryeh Kosman reexamines Aristotle’s ontology and some of our most basic assumptions about the great philosopher’s thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674075054
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
628 KB

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