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Title The Oxford handbook of Aristotle / edited by Christopher Shields.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor2  B485 .O94 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xx, 710 p. ; 26 cm.
Series Oxford handbooks
Oxford handbooks.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [691]-695) and index.
Contents Aristotle's Philosophical Life and Writings / Christopher Shields -- Aristotle on Earlier Natural Science / Edward Hussey -- Science and Scientific Inquiry in Aristotle: a Platonic Provenance / Robert Bolton -- Aristotle's Categorial Scheme / Paul Studtmann -- De interpretatione / Hermann Weidemann -- Aristotle's Logic / Paolo Crivelli -- Aristotle's Philosophical Method / C.D.C. Reeve -- Aristotle on Heuristic Enquiry and Demonstration of What It Is / Kei Chiba -- Alteration and Persistence: Form and Matter in the Physics and De Generatione et Corruptione / S. Marc Cohen -- Teleological causation / David Charles -- Aristotle on the Infinite / Ursula Coope -- The Complexity of Aristotle's Study of Animals / James G. Lennox -- Aristotle on the Separability of Mind / Fred D. Miller, Jr. -- Being qua Being / Christopher Shields -- Substances, Coincidentals, and Aristotle's Constituent Ontology / Michael J. Loux -- Energeia and dunamis / Stephen Makin -- Aristotle's Theology / Stephen Menn -- Aristotle's Philosophy of Mathematics / David Bostock -- Conceptions of Happiness in the Nicomachean ethics / T.H. Irwin -- Aristotle on Becoming Good: Habituation, Reflection, and Perception / Richard Kraut -- Aristotle's Politics / Pierre Pellegrin -- Aristotle on the Moral Psychology of Persuasion / Christof Rapp -- Aristotle on Poetry / Annamaria Schiaparelli and Paolo Crivelli -- Meaning: Ancient Comments on Five Lines of Aristotle / Richard Sorabji -- Aristotle in the Arabic Commentary Tradition / Peter Adamson -- The Latin Aristotle / Robert Pasnau.
Summary "The Oxford Handbook of Aristotle reflects the lively international character of Aristotelian studies, drawing contributors from the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Canada, and Japan; it also, appropriately, includes a preponderance of authors from the University of Oxford, which has been a center of Aristotelian studies for many centuries. The volume equally reflects the broad range of activity Aristotelian studies comprise today: such activity ranges from the primarily textual and philological to the application of broadly Aristotelian themes to contemporary problems irrespective of their narrow textual fidelity. In between these extremes one finds the core of Aristotelian scholarship as it is practiced today, and as it is primarily represented in this Handbook: textual exegesis and criticism. Even within this more limited core activity, one witnesses a rich range of pursuits, with some scholars seeking primarily to understand Aristotle in his own philosophical milieu and others seeking rather to place him into direct conversation with contemporary philosophers and their present-day concerns. No one of these enterprises exhausts the field. On the contrary, one of the most welcome and enlivening features of the contemporary Aristotelian scene is precisely the cross-fertilization these mutually beneficial and complementary activities offer one another. The volume, prefaced with an introduction to Aristotle's life and works by the editor, covers the main areas of Aristotelian philosophy and intellectual enquiry: ethics, metaphysics, politics, logic, language, psychology, rhetoric, poetics, theology, physical and biological investigation, and philosophical method. It also, and distinctively, looks both backwards and forwards: two chapters recount Aristotle's treatment of earlier philosophers, who proved formative to his own orientations and methods, and another three chapters chart the long afterlife of Aristotle's philosophy, in Late Antiquity, in the Islamic World, and in the Latin West." -- Publisher's website.
Subject Aristotle.
Related Names Shields, Christopher John.
ISBN 0195187482 (alk. paper)
9780195187489 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 760975614