Aristotle's Categories in the Early Roman Empire (Oxford by Michael J. Griffin

By Michael J. Griffin

This quantity stories the beginning and evolution of philosophical curiosity in Aristotle's different types. After centuries of forget, the kinds grew to become the point of interest of philosophical dialogue within the first century BCE, and used to be as a consequence followed because the easy introductory textbook for philosophy within the Aristotelian and Platonic traditions.

In this learn, Michael Griffin builds on past paintings to reconstruct the fragments of the earliest commentaries at the treatise, and illuminates the earliest arguments for Aristotle's method of good judgment because the starting place of upper schooling. Griffin argues that Andronicus of Rhodes performed a severe function within the different types' upward thrust to prominence, and that his motivations for curiosity within the textual content will be recovered. the amount additionally tracks Platonic and Stoic debate over the Categories,
and indicates purposes for its adoption into the mainstream of either schools.

Covering the interval from the 1st century BCE to the 3rd century CE, the amount specializes in person philosophers whose perspectives should be recovered from later, quite often Neoplatonic assets, together with Andronicus of Rhodes, Eudorus of Alexandria, Pseudo-Archytas, Lucius, Nicostratus, Athenodorus, and Cornutus.

Show description

Read Online or Download Aristotle's Categories in the Early Roman Empire (Oxford Classical Monographs) PDF

Similar greek & roman philosophy books

Aristotle's Physics: A Collection of Essays (Clarendon Aristotle)

The Physics is certainly one of Aristotle's masterpieces--a paintings of outstanding highbrow energy which has had a profound impression at the improvement of metaphysics and the philosophy of technology, in addition to at the improvement of physics itself. This selection of ten new essays through prime Aristotelian students examines quite a lot of matters within the Physics and comparable works, together with procedure, causation and clarification, probability, teleology, the endless, the character of time, the critique of atomism, the function of arithmetic in Aristotle's physics, and the idea that of self-motion.

Aristotle's "Best Regime": Kingship, Democracy, and the Rule of Law (Political Traditions in Foreign Policy Series)

The cave in of the Soviet Union and different Marxist regimes worldwide turns out to have left liberal democracy because the purely surviving ideology, and but many students of political idea nonetheless locate liberal democracy objectionable, utilizing Aristotle's Politics to aid their perspectives. during this particular research of e-book three of Aristotle's paintings, Clifford Angell Bates, Jr.

El mito de Ícaro: Tratado de la desesperanza y de la felicidad/1 (Teoría y crítica) (Spanish Edition)

«La esperanza y los angeles decepción son ambas hijas del mal vivir y lo reproducen indefinidamente. Este libro es un intento de salir de ese círculo, contra el cual sólo conozco dos disposiciones del alma: ladesesperanza y los angeles felicidad. Y sólo dos dimensiones del tiempo: el presente y l. a. eternidad. Al reflexionar sobre todo esto, he tenido los angeles impresión de que estas dos disposiciones y estas dos dimensiones no estaban tan separadas las unas de las otras como en principio se podría creer, y que incluso en rigor no period posible pensarlas más que como resultado de su mutua relación.

Ökonomie, Politik und Ethik in der praktischen Philosophie der Antike (German Edition)

Within the historic global the sensible sciences of ethics, politics and economics shaped a well-recognized triad. because then, notwithstanding, the sector of sensible philosophy inside of educational philosophy as an entire has positioned the emphasis on moral concerns, with politics and economics typically receding into the heritage.

Additional info for Aristotle's Categories in the Early Roman Empire (Oxford Classical Monographs)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.87 of 5 – based on 35 votes