Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

by Carlos Steel (Editor)


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ISBN-13: 9780198744177
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/28/2015
Series: Oxford Symposium Aristotelicum Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Carlos Steel is Emeritus Professor for Ancient and Medieval Philosophy at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Leuven and director of the international project "Aristoteles Latinus." Steel has devoted most of his research to the study of the Platonic tradition from late antiquity to Ficino with a particular emphasis on the philosophy of Proclus. He is the editor of Proclus' commentary on the Parmendes in Oxford Classical Studies and different volumes in the Ancient Commentators on Aristotle series.

Table of Contents

List Of Participants
1. The Desire to Know (Metaphysics A 1), Giuseppe Cambiano
2. A Science of First Principles (Metaphysics A 2), Sarah Broadie
3. History and Dialectic (Metaphysics A 3, 983a24-4b8), Rachel Barney
4. 'The Next Principle' (Metaphysics A 3-4, 984b8-985b22), Gabor Betegh
5. Pythagoreanism: emerging from the Presocratic fog (Metaphysics A 5), Malcolm Schofield
6. Plato as seen by Aristotle (Metaphysics A 6), Carlos Steel
7. Critique of Earlier Philosophers on the Good and the Causes (Metaphysics A 7-A 8 989a18), Stephen Menn
8. Second thoughts on some Presocratics (Metaphysics A 8, 989a18-990a32), Oliver Primavesi
9. The Doctrine of Forms under Critique (Metaphysics A 9, 990a33-991b9), Dorothea Frede
10. The Doctrine of Forms under Critique (Metaphysics A 9, 991b9 - 993a10), Michel Crubellier
11. Conclusion - and Retrospect (Metaphysics A 10), John M. Cooper
A Revised Text of Metaphysics, Oliver Primavesi
Text of Metaphysics, Oliver Primavesi
Index locorum
Index of Modern Names
Subject Index

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