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The Sea Battle and the Master Argument : Aristotle and Diodorus Cronus on the Metaphysics of the Future :  Aristotle and Diodorus Cronus on the Metaphysics of the Future - Richard Gaskin

The Sea Battle and the Master Argument : Aristotle and Diodorus Cronus on the Metaphysics of the Future

Aristotle and Diodorus Cronus on the Metaphysics of the Future

Hardcover Published: 1995
ISBN: 9783110144307
Number Of Pages: 418
For Ages: 22+ years old

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In der 1970 gegrundeten Reihe erscheinen Arbeiten, die philosophiehistorische Studien mit einem systematischen Ansatz oder systematische Studien mit philosophiehistorischen Rekonstruktionen verbinden. Neben deutschsprachigen werden auch englischsprachige Monographien veroffentlicht.

Grundungsherausgeber sind: Erhard Scheibe (Herausgeber bis 1991), Gunther Patzig (bis 1999) und Wolfgang Wieland (bis 2003). Von 1990 bis 2007 wurde die Reihe von Jurgen MittelstraƟ mitherausgegeben.

Preface
Abbreviations
Preliminaries: Terminology and Notationp. 1
Aristotle and the Future Sea Battle: Introductionp. 12
The Opening Movesp. 18
The Fatalist's Argumentsp. 24
Aristotle's Response: a First Approximationp. 35
Bivalence and Determinismp. 49
The Worn-out Cloak and the Principle of Plenitudep. 54
From Truth to Necessity: the Theoryp. 79
From Truth to Necessity: Aristotelian Textsp. 97
Simple and Hypothetical Necessityp. 114
From Truth to Necessity: Peripatetic Textsp. 128
The Commentators' Interpretation of De Interpretatione 9p. 146
Some Formalitiesp. 185
Metaphysics E.3 on Causal Determinism: a Comparisonp. 193
Reconstructing the Master Argument of Diodorus Cronus: Introductionp. 217
Gassendi's Proposal: a First Attemptp. 221
The Reconstructions of Zeller and Hintikkap. 236
Prior's Reconstructionp. 242
The Consistency and Plausibility Constraintsp. 261
Barreau's 'Stoic' and 'Diodorean' Reconstructionsp. 270
Vuillemin's Reconstructionp. 276
The Proposed Reconstructionp. 282
The Responses of Cleanthes and Chrysippusp. 297
Diodorus and Cicerop. 306
Diodorus and Aristotlep. 319
Appendix 1: Some Arabic and Medieval Interpretations of De Interpretatione 9p. 329
Appendix 2: Alexander on Foreknowledge and Contingency: De Fato 30-1p. 351
Appendix 3: [Alexander] Quaestio 1.4p. 368
Bibliographyp. 377
Index of Passages Cited from Ancient Authorsp. 389
Index of Arabic and Medieval Authorsp. 399
Index of Modern Authorsp. 400
General Indexp. 404
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ISBN: 9783110144307
ISBN-10: 3110144301
Series: Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie : Book 40
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 418
Published: 1995
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.85