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Alexander of Aphrodisias: On Aristotle Prior Analytics 1.32-46

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The last 14 chapters of book 1 of Aristotle's "Prior Analytics" are concerned with the representation in the formal language of syllogistic of propositions and arguments expressed in more or less everyday Greek. In his commentary on those chapters, "Alexander of Aphrodisias" explains some of Aristotle's more opaque assertions and discusses post-Aristotelian ideas in semantics and the philosophy of language. In doing so he provides an unusual insight into the way in which these disciplines developed in the Hellenistic era. He also shows a more sophisticated understanding of these fields than Aristotle himself, while remaining a staunch defender of Aristotle's emphasis on meaning as opposed to Stoics concern with verbal formulation. In his commentary on the final chapter of book 1 Alexander offers a thorough discussion of Aristotle's distinction between denying that something is, for example, white and asserting that it is non-white.

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Explains some of Aristotle's more opaque assertions and discusses post-Aristotelian ideas in semantics and the philosophy of language. It provides an insight into the way in which these disciplines developed in the Hellenistic era. He also shows a more sophisticated understanding of these fields than Aristotle himself.

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Ian Mueller is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago, USA.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781472557810
Author:
Aphrodisias, Alexander Of
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Author:
Mueller, Ian
Author:
Alexander of Aphrodisias
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20140431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.2126 x 6.14173 in 1 lb

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