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Aristotle : The Growth and Structure of his Thought - Aristotle

Aristotle

The Growth and Structure of his Thought

By: Aristotle, G. E. R. Lloyd (Editor)

Paperback Published: 31st August 1968
ISBN: 9780521094566
Number Of Pages: 340

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Dr Lloyd writes for those who want to discover and explore Aristotle's work for themselves. He acts as mediator between Aristotle and the modern reader. The book is divided into two parts. The first tells the story of Aristotle's intellectual development as far as it can be reconstructured; the second presents the fundamentals of his thought in the main fields of inquiry which interested him: logic and metaphysics, physics, psychology, ethics, politics, and literary criticism. The final chapter considers the unity and coherence of Aristotle's philosophy, and records briefly his later influence on European thought. This is a concise and lucid account of the work of a difficult and profound thinker. Dr Lloyd's business is only with the essentials; but he does not shirk the difficulties which arise in their interpretation, nor does he invest Aristotle with a spurious modernity.

Preface
Abbreviations
Intellectual Development
Life and writings
The pupil of Plato
The critic of Plato
The philosopher of nature
The founder of systematic research
Fundamentals of Aristotle's Thought
Logic and metaphysics
The physics of the heavenly region
The physics of the sublunary region
Psychology
Ethics
Politics
Literary criticism
Conclusion
Suggestions for further reading
Glossary of Greek terms
Index of passages referred to
General index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521094566
ISBN-10: 0521094569
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 340
Published: 31st August 1968
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.6 x 12.3  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.37

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