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.
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Table of ContentsContents 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