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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 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'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

Aristotle's Theory of Bodies

Aristotle's Theory of Bodies

Christian Pfeiffer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198779728
eISBN:
9780191824753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779728.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Aristotle’s conception of body at the heart of this study is the notion of a three‐dimensionally extended and continuous magnitude bounded by surfaces. This notion is distinct from the notion of a ... More

Aristotle's Two Systems

Aristotle's Two Systems

Daniel W. Graham

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198243151
eISBN:
9780191680649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243151.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book addresses two major problems in interpreting Aristotle. Firstly, should we reconcile the apparent inconsistencies of the corpus by assuming an underlying unity of doctrine (unitarianism), ... More

Aristotle’s Theory of Material
SubstanceHeat and Pneuma, Form and Soul

Aristotle’s Theory of Material Substance: Heat and Pneuma, Form and Soul

Gad Freudenthal

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198238645
eISBN:
9780191679704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238645.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book discusses one of Aristotle's central doctrines, his theory of material substance. The book argues that Aristotle's concept of heat is a crucial but hitherto ignored part of this account. ... More

Definition in Greek Philosophy

Definition in Greek Philosophy

David Charles (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199564453
eISBN:
9780191721618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564453.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Ancient Philosophy

Socrates' greatest philosophical contribution was to have initiated the search for definitions. In this book his views on definition are examined, together with those of his successors, including ... More

Doing and BeingAn Interpretation of Aristotle's Metaphysics Theta

Doing and Being: An Interpretation of Aristotle's Metaphysics Theta

Jonathan Beere

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199206704
eISBN:
9780191709784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206704.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Ancient Philosophy

Doing and Being confronts the problem of how to understand two central concepts of Aristotle's philosophy: energeia and dunamis. While these terms seem ambiguous between actuality/potentiality and ... More

How Aristotle gets by in Metaphysics Zeta

How Aristotle gets by in Metaphysics Zeta

Frank A. Lewis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664016
eISBN:
9780191748431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664016.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Metaphysics Book Zeta is widely regarded as the text in which Aristotle presents his fully developed theory of “substance”—his account of the basic entities on which the reality of things in the ... More

Nature, Change, and Agency in Aristotle's PhysicsA philosophical study

Nature, Change, and Agency in Aristotle's Physics: A philosophical study

Sarah Waterlow

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246534
eISBN:
9780191680984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246534.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book examines Aristotle’s concept of natural substance and its implications for change, process, agency, teleology, mathematical continuity, and eternal motion. It illustrates the conceptual ... More

Passage and PossibilityA Study of Aristotle's Modal Concepts

Passage and Possibility: A Study of Aristotle's Modal Concepts

Sarah Waterlow

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246565
eISBN:
9780191681011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246565.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book attempts to expound on Aristotle's views on time and modality. The term ‘attempt’ is used because on either subject Aristotle's thoughts are amongst his least accessible. In the relevant ... More

Priority in Aristotle's Metaphysics

Priority in Aristotle's Metaphysics

Michail Peramatzis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588350
eISBN:
9780191728877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588350.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Recent work in metaphysics has witnessed a noticeable turn to Aristotelian discussions of priority in one form or another. This revival of interests in Aristotle-inspired themes focuses on questions ... More

Pyrrho, his Antecedents, and his Legacy

Pyrrho, his Antecedents, and his Legacy

Richard Bett

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256617
eISBN:
9780191698323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256617.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book presents a study of Pyrrho of Elis, who lived in the late 4th and early 3rd centuries BC and is the supposed originator of Greek scepticism. In the absence of surviving works by Pyrrho, ... More

Sextus Empiricus and Pyrrhonean Scepticism

Sextus Empiricus and Pyrrhonean Scepticism

Alan Bailey

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238522
eISBN:
9780191679667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238522.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book offers an exposition and defence of the philosophy of Sextus Empiricus, one of the most influential of ancient thinkers, the father of philosophical scepticism. The subsequent sceptical ... More

The Structure of Objects

The Structure of Objects

Kathrin Koslicki

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199539895
eISBN:
9780191716300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539895.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Ancient Philosophy

The main purpose of this book is to give an analysis of ordinary material objects, those material objects to which we take ourselves to be committed in ordinary, scientifically informed discourse. ... More

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