The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy)

The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy) by Barnes, Jonathan 0521422949 9780521422949
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Aristotle is one of the very greatest thinkers in the Western tradition, but also one of the most difficult. The contributors to this volume do not attempt to disguise the nature of that difficulty, but at the same time they offer a clear exposition of the central philosophical concerns in his work. Approaches and methods vary and the volume editor has not imposed any single interpretation, but has rather allowed legitimate differences of interpretation to stand. An introductory chapter provides an account of Aristotles life, and then guides the reader through the complex subject of what Aristotle actually wrote as a basis for characterising his philosophical development. Subsequent chapters cover Aristotles writings on logic, metaphysics, science, psychology, ethics, politics, rhetoric, and poetics. It is a basic assumption of the Companion that its readers will not know Greek.

Author: Barnes, Jonathan

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 434

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 1995-03-09


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