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Alexander of Aphrodisias: On Aristotle Prior Analytics 1.1-7

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Alexander of Aphrodisias, who flourished c. 200AD, was the leading Peripatetic philosopher of his age. Most of his philosophical energies were spent in commenting upon Aristotle: his commentary on the Prior Analytics remains one of the most thorough and helpful guides to this difficult work; in addition, the commentary preserves invaluable information about various aspects of Stoic logic, and it also presents a picture of categorical syllogistic at a turning point in its historical development.
This volume contains a translation of the first third of the commentary - the part dealing with non-modal syllogistic. The translation is preceded by a substantial introduction which discusses Alexander's place in the commentatorial tradition and his use of logical terminology. The book is completed by a translation of the pertinent part of the Prior Analytics, a summary account of categorical syllogistic, and a set of indexes.

About the Author

Jonathan Barnes is Professor of Ancient Philosophy at Oxford.
Susanne Bobzien is a Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford.
Kevin Flannery is a Research Fellow at Campion Hall, Oxford.
Katerina Ierodiakonou is a Research Fellow at King's College, London.

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:
9781780934532
Author:
Barnes, Jonathan
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Author:
Flannery, Kevin
Author:
Ierodiakonou, Katerina
Author:
Bobzien, Susanne
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20140431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
260
Dimensions:
9.2126 x 6.14173 in 1 lb

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