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Aristotle's Metaphysics Lambda : Symposium Aristotelicum - Michael Frede

Aristotle's Metaphysics Lambda

Symposium Aristotelicum

By: Michael Frede (Editor), David Charles (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st September 2000
ISBN: 9780198237648
Number Of Pages: 320

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A distinguished group of scholars of ancient philosophy here presents a systematic study of the twelfth book of Aristotle's Metaphysics. Lambda, which can be regarded as a self-standing treatise on substance, has been attracting particular attention in recent years, and was chosen as the focus of the fourteenth Symposium Aristotelicum, from which this volume derives. At the Symposium, each of Lambda's ten chapters was taken in turn as the subject of a session at which a specially written paper was read to and discussed by the assembled symposiasts. (The ninth chapter commanded two sessions by dint of its particular difficulty.) The papers have been revised in the light of discussion, and are now offered to a wider audience as a discursive commentary on points of particular philosophical interest covering all of Lambda. Michael Frede's extensive Introduction aims to give a broader view of Lambda as a whole and the problems it raises, and thus to provide the context for the discussion of each of the chapters. This volume will be a resource of great value and interest for anyone working on ancient metaphysics and theology.

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... quite unthinkable that anyone would want to write about Lambda, or, indeed, about Metaphysics, without making constant use of this book. * Ancient Philosophy *

Introduction: Michael Frede; Ch. 1 Michael Frede; Ch. 2 David Charles; Ch. 3 Lindsay Judson; Ch. 4 M. Crubellier; Ch. 5 Alan Code; Ch. 6 Enrico Berti; Ch. 7 Andre Laks; Ch. 8 G.E.R. Lloyd; Ch. 9 Jacques Brunschwig; Ch. 10 Aryeh Kosman; Ch. 11 David Sedley; Bibliography; Index.

ISBN: 9780198237648
ISBN-10: 0198237642
Series: Symposia Aristotelica
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st September 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.03 x 16.46  x 2.49
Weight (kg): 0.67

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