Aristotle

Introductory Readings

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Author: Aristotle

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 9780872203396

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 359

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Drawn from the translations and editorial aids of Irwin and Fine's Aristotle, Selections, this anthology will be most useful to instructors who must try to do justice to Aristotle in a semester-long ancient philosophy survey, but it is also appropriate for a variety of introductory-level courses. This book provides accurate, readable, and integrated translations that allow the reader to follow Aristotle's use of crucial technical terms and to grasp the details of his argument. Included are adaptations of the glossary and notes that helped make its parent volume a singularly useful aid to the study of Aristotle.

Aristotle: Introductory Readings

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Author: Aristotle,Gail Fine

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1603845739

Category: Philosophy

Page: 380

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Drawn from the translations and editorial aids of Irwin and Fine's Aristotle, Selections (Hackett Publishing Co., 1995), this anthology will be most useful to instructors who must try to do justice to Aristotle in a semester-long ancient-philosophy survey, but it will also be appropriate for a variety of introductory-level courses. Introductory Readings provides accurate, readable, and integrated translations that allow the reader to follow Aristotle's use of crucial technical terms and to grasp the details of his argument. Included are adaptations of the glossary and notes that helped make its parent volume a singularly useful aid to the study of Aristotle.

Die Politik

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Author: Aristoteles,Christian Garve

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Introductory Readings in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy

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Author: Patrick Lee Miller,C. D. C. Reeve

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1624663540

Category: Philosophy

Page: 536

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This concise anthology of primary sources designed for use in an ancient philosophy survey ranges from the Presocratics to Plato, Aristotle, the Hellenistic philosophers, and the Neoplatonists. The Second Edition features an amplified selection of Presocratic fragments in newly revised translations by Richard D. McKirahan. Also included is an expansion of the Hellenistic unit, featuring new selections from Lucretius and Sextus Empiricus as well as a new translation, by Peter J. Anderson, of most of Seneca’s De Providentia. The selections from Plotinus have also been expanded.

Evil, Fallenness, and Finitude

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Author: Bruce Ellis Benson,B. Keith Putt

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319570870

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

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This collection addresses the perennial philosophical and theological issues of human finitude and the potentiality for evil. The contributors approach these issues from perspectives in Continental philosophy relating to phenomenology, philosophical hermeneutics, rabbinical traditions, drawing upon the work of Immanuel Kant, Søren Kierkegaard, and Paul Ricoeur. While centering on the traditional theme of theodicy, this volume is also oriented to the phenomenology of religion, with contributions across religions and intellectual traditions.

Disagreeing Virtuously 

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Author: Vainio, Olli-Pekka

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 0802875041

Category: Conflict management

Page: 224

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Disagreement is inevitable, particularly in our current context, marked by the close coexistence of conflicting values and perspectives in politics, religion, and ethics. How can we deal with disagreement ethically and constructively in our pluralistic world? In Disagreeing Virtuously Olli-Pekka Vainio presents a valuable interdisciplinary approach to that question, drawing on insights from intellectual history, the cognitive sciences, philosophy of religion, and virtue theory. After mapping the current discussion on disagreement among various disciplines, Vainio offers fresh ways to understand the complicated nature of human disagreement and recommends ways to manage our interpersonal and intercommunal conflicts in ethically sustainable ways.

Vice & virtue in everyday life

introductory readings in ethics

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Author: Christina Hoff Sommers,Frederic Tamler Sommers

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534605377

Category: Philosophy

Page: 668

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Aristotle: Selections

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Author: Aristotle,Terence Irwin,Gail Fine

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 9780915145676

Category: Philosophy

Page: 650

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A tour de force of scholarship and the art of translation, this volume includes a fully integrated set of translations by a single team, a feature enabling Greekless readers to read widely and deeply in Aristotle with continuity, appreciation for his use of technical terminology and for the structure of his philosophy as a whole. Building on this advantage is the most detailed glossary in any student edition, one which offers unparalleled definition and explication of Aristotle's terminology and makes clear the correspondence between Greek terms and their renderings. The editors' extensive notes, also co-ordinated with the glossary, suggest alternative translations of problematic passages, discuss Aristotles argument, and elucidate difficult passages.

From Christ to the World

Introductory Readings in Christian Ethics

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Author: Wayne G. Boulton,Thomas D. Kennedy,Allen Verhey

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802806406

Category: Religion

Page: 542

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Here is a single volume that effectively introduces students to the full breadth of the discipline of Christian ethics. Essays deal with both concrete issues and theoretical foundations. Revevant biblical readings and a series of case studies accentuate the text.

Introductory readings in ethics

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Author: William K. Frankena,John T. Granrose

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 504

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Aristotle and Other Platonists

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Author: Lloyd P. Gerson

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780801473371

Category: History

Page: 335

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"Aristotle versus Plato. For a long time that is the angle from which the tale has been told, in textbooks on the history of philosophy and to university students. Aristotle's philosophy, so the story goes, was au fond in opposition to Plato's. But it was not always thus."—from the IntroductionIn a wide-ranging book likely to cause controversy, Lloyd P. Gerson sets out the case for the "harmony" of Platonism and Aristotelianism, the standard view in late antiquity. He aims to show that the twentieth-century view that Aristotle started out as a Platonist and ended up as an anti-Platonist is seriously flawed. Gerson examines the Neoplatonic commentators on Aristotle based on their principle of harmony. In considering ancient studies of Aristotle's Categories, Physics, De Anima, Metaphysics, and Nicomachean Ethics, the author shows how the principle of harmony allows us to understand numerous texts that otherwise appear intractable. Gerson also explains how these "esoteric" treatises can be seen not to conflict with the early "exoteric" and admittedly Platonic dialogues of Aristotle. Aristotle and Other Platonists concludes with an assessment of some of the philosophical results of acknowledging harmony.

Copernicus and the Aristotelian Tradition

Education, Reading, and Philosophy in Copernicus's Path to Heliocentrism

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Author: André Goddu

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004181075

Category: Philosophy

Page: 545

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Drawing on a half century of scholarship, of Polish studies of Copernicus and Cracow University, and of Copernicus's sources, this book offers a comprehensive re-evaluation of Copernicus's achievement, and explains his commitment to the uniform, circular motions of celestial bodies, and his views about hypotheses.

Object and Symbol

Greek Learning and the Aesthetics of Identity in Byzantine Iconoclasm

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Author: Thalia Elena Anagnostopoulos

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 472

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Plato 1

Metaphysics and Epistemology

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Author: Gail Fine

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780198752066

Category: Philosophy

Page: 514

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The aim of this series is to bring together important recent writings in major areas of philosophical inquiry, selected from a variety of sources, mostly periodicals, which may not be conveniently available to the university student or the general reader. The editors of each volume contribute an introductory essay on the items chosen and on the questions with which they deal. A selected bibliography is appended as a guide to further reading.