The Activity of Being

The Activity of Being

by Aryeh Kosman

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Overview

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

Table of Contents

Contents Preface 1. Being and Substance 2. Motion and Activity 3. Activity and Substance 4. The Activity of Living Being 5. What Something Is 6. Something’s Being What It Is 7. The First Mover 8. Divine Being and Thought 9. The Activity of Being Notes Index

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