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The Anatomy of Neoplatonism

The Anatomy of Neoplatonism

A. C. Lloyd

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238065
eISBN:
9780191597916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238061.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Neoplatonism is traditionally considered a mystical philosophy; on the contrary the aim of this book is to show the importance of a logical and epistemological approach for the understanding of ... More

Ancient Worlds, Modern ReflectionsPhilosophical Perspectives on Greek and Chinese Science and Culture

Ancient Worlds, Modern Reflections: Philosophical Perspectives on Greek and Chinese Science and Culture

Geoffrey Lloyd

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199270163
eISBN:
9780191602276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270163.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Engages in a wide-ranging exploration of what we can learn from the study of ancient civilizations, which is relevant to fundamental problems, both intellectual and moral, that we continue to face ... More

Aquinas on Friendship

Aquinas on Friendship

Daniel Schwartz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199205394
eISBN:
9780191709265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205394.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book examines the views on friendship of the great medieval philosopher Thomas Aquinas. For Aquinas, friendship is the ideal type of relationship that rational beings should cultivate. The book ... More

The Aristotelian EthicsA study of the relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean ethics of Aristotle

The Aristotelian Ethics: A study of the relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean ethics of Aristotle

Anthony Kenny

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245544
eISBN:
9780191680878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245544.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is an attempt to solve a long-standing problem of Aristotelian scholarship on the basis of historical and philosophical arguments and a statistical study of features of style. It presents a ... More

Aristotle and the Virtues

Aristotle and the Virtues

Howard J. Curzer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693726
eISBN:
9780191738890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693726.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Aristotle is the father of virtue ethics, and virtue ethics is hot. Yet Aristotle’s accounts of the individual virtues remain opaque, for most contemporary commentators of Aristotle’s Nicomachean ... More

Aristotle on Knowledge and LearningThe Posterior Analytics

Aristotle on Knowledge and Learning: The Posterior Analytics

David Bronstein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198724902
eISBN:
9780191792427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724902.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Aristotle’s Posterior Analytics is one of the most important, and difficult, works in the history of western philosophy. This book sheds new light on this challenging text by arguing that it is ... More

Aristotle on Meaning and Essence

Aristotle on Meaning and Essence

David Charles

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256730
eISBN:
9780191597183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925673X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Focuses on two themes in Aristotle's philosophy and their interconnection. The first is his account of the meaning (or signification) of terms such as ‘man’, ‘fish’, and ‘eclipse’, which refer to ... More

Aristotle on Moral ResponsibilityCharacter and Cause

Aristotle on Moral Responsibility: Character and Cause

Susan Sauvé Meyer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697427
eISBN:
9780191732072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697427.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book presents an examination of Aristotle's accounts of voluntariness in the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics. It makes the case that these constitute a theory of moral responsibility — albeit ... More

Aristotle on Perceiving Objects

Aristotle on Perceiving Objects

Anna Marmodoro

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199326006
eISBN:
9780199349876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199326006.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

How can one explain the structure of perceptual experience? What is it that we perceive? How is it that we perceive objects and not disjoint arrays of properties? By which sense or senses do we ... More

Aristotle on Perception

Aristotle on Perception

Stephen Everson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238638
eISBN:
9780191597374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238630.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In this book, Stephen Everson offers a comprehensive investigation of Aristotle's account of perception. Everson explains how Aristotle accounts for our ability to perceive such things as colours and ... More

Aristotle on Practical Truth

Aristotle on Practical Truth

Christiana Olfert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190281007
eISBN:
9780190281021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190281007.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, General

Aristotle’s theories of truth, practical reasoning, and action are some of the most influential theories in the history of philosophy. It is surprising, then, that so little attention has been given ... More

Aristotle on Teleology

Aristotle on Teleology

Monte Ransome Johnson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199285303
eISBN:
9780191603143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285306.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle is commonly considered the inventor of teleology, although the precise term originated in the eighteenth century. But if teleology means the use of ends or goals in natural science, then ... More

Aristotle on the Apparent GoodPerception, Phantasia, Thought, and Desire

Aristotle on the Apparent Good: Perception, Phantasia, Thought, and Desire

Jessica Moss

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656349
eISBN:
9780191742156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656349.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Aristotle holds that we desire things because they appear good to us – a view still dominant in philosophy now. But what is it for something to appear good? This book argues that Aristotle ... More

Aristotle on the Common Sense

Aristotle on the Common Sense

Pavel Gregoric

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277377
eISBN:
9780191707537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277377.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Apart from using our eyes to see and our ears to hear, we regularly and effortlessly perform a number of complex perceptual operations that cannot be explained in terms of the five senses taken ... More

Aristotle on the Perfect Life

Aristotle on the Perfect Life

Anthony Kenny

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240174
eISBN:
9780191680106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240174.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Aristotle's teaching on the subject of happiness has been a topic of intense philosophical debate. Did he hold that happiness consists in the exercise of all the virtues, moral and intellectual, or ... More

Aristotle's De InterpretationeContradiction and Dialectic

Aristotle's De Interpretatione: Contradiction and Dialectic

C. W. A. Whitaker

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199254194
eISBN:
9780191598654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199254192.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The De Interpretatione is one of Aristotle's core works, containing highly influential analyses of the basic elements of language and the nature of truth and falsehood, as well as the famous ... More

Aristotle's Ethical Theory

Aristotle's Ethical Theory

W.F.R. Hardie

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246329
eISBN:
9780191680953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246329.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This is a study of Aristotle's moral philosophy as it is contained in the Nicomachean Ethics. The book examines the difficulties of the text; presents a map of inescapable philosophical questions; ... More

Aristotle's First Principles

Aristotle's First Principles

Terence Irwin

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198242901
eISBN:
9780191597770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198242905.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book explores Aristotle’s view of philosophical methods and the merits of his conclusions. The author emphasises the systemic character of Aristotle’s philosophy by examining questions on ... More

Aristotle's ManSpeculations upon Aristotelian Anthropology

Aristotle's Man: Speculations upon Aristotelian Anthropology

Stephen R.L. Clark

Published in print:
1975
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245162
eISBN:
9780191680847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245162.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Words have determinable sense only within a complex of unstated assumptions, and all interpretation must therefore go beyond the given material. This book addresses what is man's place in the ... More

Aristotle's Metaphysics AlphaSymposium Aristotelicum

Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Oliver Primavesi

Carlos Steel (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199639984
eISBN:
9780191743337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639984.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

he volumes of the “Symposium Aristotelicum” have become in the last fifty years the obligatory reference works for all studies on Aristotle. In this 18th volume a distinguished group of scholars ... More

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