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Alexander of Aphrodisias: On Aristotle Metaphysics 4

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In Metaphysics 4 Aristotle discusses the nature of metaphysics, the basic laws of logic, the falsity of subjectivism and the different types of ambiguity. The full, clear commentary of Alexander of Aphrodisias on this important book is here translated into English by Arthur Madigan. Alexander goes through Aristotle's text practically line by line, attending to the logical sequence of the arguments, noting places where Aristotle's words will bear more than one interpretation and marking variant readings. He repeatedly cross-refers to the De Interpretatione, Analytics, Physics and other works of Aristotle, thus placing Metaphysics 4 in the content of Aristotle's philosophy as a whole.

About the Author

Arthur Madigan SJ is Professor of Philosophy at Boston College.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Textual Emendations
TRANSLATION
Notes
Bibliography English-Greek
Glossary Greek-English Index
Index of Passages Cited
Subject
Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781780934471
Author:
Madigan, Arthur
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
General
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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