• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Aristotle: A Contemporary Appreciation (Paperback)
  • Aristotle: A Contemporary Appreciation (Paperback)
zoom

Aristotle: A Contemporary Appreciation (Paperback)

(author)
£19.99
Paperback 214 Pages / Published: 22/06/1974
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

Under the guidance of Professor Veatch, Aristotle stands forth again as the philosopher who, above all, speaks simply and directly to the common sense of all mankind. Today, Professor Veatch believes, the time may be ripe for a belated recognition that Aristotle is "a truly live option in philosophy."

The discussion begins with the Physics-for Aristotle, the discipline embracing all aspects of the natural world-and examines Aristotle's doctrine of categories and his celebrated "four causes." Turning to the De Anima, Professor Veatch casts aside many errors of interpretation which have come about because of mistaken readings of the term soul and gives an intelligible account of Aristotle's psychology, seen within the context of his system as a whole. Next, the varieties of human achievement are surveyed in Aristotelian terms, with introductory discussions of the Ethics, Politics, and the Poetics. Turning to the Metaphysics, the author demonstrates that the question of the unity of subject matter in Aristotle's metaphysics does not warrant the great difficulty that has been made of it. Finally-reversing to good effect the traditional order-Aristotelian logic is presented with superb clarity and ease.

Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253201744
Number of pages: 214
Weight: 18 g
Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 15 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Zanzibar Wife
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.99
Paperback
Then She Was Gone
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.99
Paperback
Defectors
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
A Gentleman in Moscow
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Reservoir 13
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock
Added to basket
Lullaby
Added to basket
£12.99   £9.99
Paperback
The Only Story
Added to basket
£16.99   £13.99
Hardback
The Power
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
A Secret Garden
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Exit West
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Still Me
Added to basket
£20.00   £14.99
Hardback
Faking Friends
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.99
Paperback
Call Me By Your Name
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Dry
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Midwinter Break
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.