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The Resource Aristotle : a guide for the perplexed, John A. Vella

Aristotle : a guide for the perplexed, John A. Vella

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Aristotle : a guide for the perplexed
Title
Aristotle
Title remainder
a guide for the perplexed
Statement of responsibility
John A. Vella
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For more than a millennium, Aristotle was regarded as the foremost authority in the western world in nearly every subject. His corpus spans a daunting array of subjects and he made significant contributions to every known field of inquiry in the ancient world. Every student of philosophy will encounter his work and ideas in any number of areas of philosophy. In Aristotle: A Guide for the Perplexed, John Vella explores the historical, philosophical and political context in which Aristotle's theories evolved. The book offers a clear and thorough account of the work and thought of this key thinker, providing an outline of his central ideas and the ways in which they have influenced the history of western philosophy. Thematically structured, the book considers all Aristotle's key works and is geared towards the specific requirements of students who need to reach a sound understanding of his theories and ideas. The book serves as an ideal companion to study of this most influential and challenging of thinkers
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Vella, John A
Dewey number
185
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B485
LC item number
.V45 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Guides for the perplexed
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aristotle
  • Aristotle
  • Aristoteles
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • History: theory & methods
Label
Aristotle : a guide for the perplexed, John A. Vella
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-164) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Science (episteme) -- Division of the sciences according to aims and objects -- Demonstration (apodeixis) -- The axioms of the sciences -- Being or substance (ousia) -- Being before aristotle -- Being in the categories -- The science of being: first philosophy -- Being in metaphysics zeta -- Nature (physis) -- Principles of change -- The four causes or explanations (aitiai) -- Defense of teleology -- Soul (psyche) -- Soul as substance, form and actuality -- What the student of soul investigates -- Perception -- Thought -- Success (eudaimonia) -- The practical science of ethics -- The chief and final good for human beings -- Virtues of character -- Virtues of intellect
Control code
730515011
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 166 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441143785
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)730515011
Label
Aristotle : a guide for the perplexed, John A. Vella
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-164) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Science (episteme) -- Division of the sciences according to aims and objects -- Demonstration (apodeixis) -- The axioms of the sciences -- Being or substance (ousia) -- Being before aristotle -- Being in the categories -- The science of being: first philosophy -- Being in metaphysics zeta -- Nature (physis) -- Principles of change -- The four causes or explanations (aitiai) -- Defense of teleology -- Soul (psyche) -- Soul as substance, form and actuality -- What the student of soul investigates -- Perception -- Thought -- Success (eudaimonia) -- The practical science of ethics -- The chief and final good for human beings -- Virtues of character -- Virtues of intellect
Control code
730515011
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 166 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441143785
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)730515011

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