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The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle : Cambridge Companions to Philosophy - Jonathan Barnes

The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle

Cambridge Companions to Philosophy

By: Jonathan Barnes (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 22nd November 2005
ISBN: 9780521411332
Number Of Pages: 436

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Aristotle is one of the greatest thinkers in the Western tradition, but also one of the most difficult. The contributors to this volume do not attempt to disguise the nature of that difficulty, but at the same time they offer a clear exposition of the central philosophical concerns in his work. Approaches and methods vary and the volume editor has not imposed any single interpretation, but has rather allowed differences of interpretation to stand.

"This lively collection serves its purpose well." Ethics "...a clear, concise, well organized, comprehensive treatment of Aristotle's philosophy." Howard J. Curzer, Canadian Philosophical Review "The book is above all an inspring and informative guide for philosophically ambitious students of Aristotle, but even a more advanced reader finds much of interest and pleasure in it." Bryn Mawr Classical Review "The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle is a must read for any Aristotelian scholar, but it is also beneficial to a reader with little knowledge of ancient thought. This is a great value for anyone's library." Steve W. Lamke, The Theological Educator

Introduction: AristotleƆs writings
Life and work Jonathan Barnes
Logic Robin Smith
Metaphysics Jonathan Barnes
Philosophy of science R. J. Hankinson
Science R. J. Hankinson
Psychology Stephen Everson
Ethics D. S. Hutchinson
Politics C. C. W. Taylor
Rhetoric and poetics Jonathan Barnes
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ISBN: 9780521411332
ISBN-10: 0521411335
Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 436
Published: 22nd November 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.67

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