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Based on a new critical edition of Aristotle's De Memoria and two interpretive essays, this book challenges current views on Aristotle's theories of memory and recollection, and argues that these are based on misinterpretations of the text and Aristotle's philosophical goals.
This work examines Aristotle’s discussions of definition in his logical works and the Metaphysics, and argues for the importance of definitions of simple substances, drawing the connection between definitions as first principles of demonstration and as statements of essence.
Edited by Christopher Bobonich & Pierre Destrée
The 13 contributions of this collective offer new and challenging ways of reading well-known and more neglected texts on akrasia (lack of control, or weakness of will) in Greek philosophy (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, Plotinus).
William W. Fortenbaugh
Aristotle’s analysis of emotion and his moral psychology are discussed, as are the relation of virtue to emotion, the status of animals, human friendship and the subordinate role of slaves and women. Persuasion through words and character also receive attention.
Edited by William W. Fortenbaugh, Robert W. Sharples and Michael G. Sollenberger
Three treatises on human physiology by Artistotle's pupil Theophrastus are newly edited and translated. A commentary accompanies each treatise, as do indices of words and subjects. Thre treatises relate to the medical and philosophical literature of the period.
L.M. de Rijk
This study offers a re-interpretation of basic elements of Aristotle's semantics and metaphysics (particularly his sublunar ontology) on the basis of a meticulous reconstruction of his semantics. By eliminating anachronistic conceptions commonly ascribed to him, many shortcomings or obscurities ...
J. Mansfeld and D.T. Runia
This ground-breaking study offers the first full-length critical examination of H. Diel's Doxographi Graeci (1879), focussing on the doxographer Aëtius, whose work Diels reconstructed from various later sources. Diel's theory is analysed, revised and improved at significant points.
Edited and Translated by William W. Fortenbaugh, Pamela M. Huby, Robert W. Sharples (Greek and Latin) and Dimitri Gutas (Arabic)
A two-volume collection of the fragments and testimonia relating to Theophratus (c. 270-288/5 B.C.), presenting the texts, critical apparatus and English translation.
Edited by John J. Cleary and Gary M. Gurtler, S.J.
This volume contains papers and commentaries originally presented to the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy during the 2004-5 academic year. Of the seven colloquia in the volume, two deal with Plato while the rest are dedicated to Aristotle.
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