Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Aristotle and the Metaphysics

Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Aristotle and the Metaphysics

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Aristotles' 'Metaphysics' is one of the most important texts in Ancient Philosophy. This GuideBook looks at the Metaphysics thematically and takes the student through the main arguments found in the text. The book introduces and assesses Aristotle's life and the background to the Metaphysics, the ideas and text of the Metaphysics and Aristotle's philosophical legacy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 26.16mm | 340g
  • Routledge
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0415251486
  • 9780415251488
  • 494,833

Table of contents

1. Aristotle's Metaphysics 2. Metaphysics as the Science of the Ultimate Explanations of all Things 3. Metaphysics as the Science of Being, Qua Being, Primary being and Non-Primary Being 4. The Principle of Non-Contradiction 5. The Search for Primary Being 6. The First Cause of Change, God 7. The Criticism of Plato's Theory of Forms
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Review quote

"The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the "Metaphysics is well-written and philosophically acute. It will prove a most worthwhile addition to your series, and will be helpful for final year undergraduates and graduates taking options in Aristotle's metaphysics."
-David Charles, Oxford University
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About Vasilis Politis

Vasilis Politis is lecturer of philosophy at Trinity College Dublin.
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