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Aristotle's Man: Speculations upon Aristotelian Anthropology

Stephen R.L. Clark

Abstract

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 Aristotelian world. It also describes man's abilities and prospects in managing his life, and considers how far Aristotle's treatment of time and history licenses the sort of dynamic interpretation of his doctrines that have been given. The ontological model that explains much of Aristotle's conclusions and methods is one of life-worlds, in which the material universe of scientific myth is no more than an ... More

Keywords: Aristotelian world, Aristotle, time, history, man, abilities, prospects, life

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1975 Print ISBN-13: 9780198245162
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245162.001.0001

Authors

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Stephen R.L. Clark, author
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