Aristotle: On Interpretation (Medieval Philosophical Texts by Jean T. Oesterle

By Jean T. Oesterle

Binding and pages intact. a few penciled writing and underlining on approximately five pages.

Show description

Read or Download Aristotle: On Interpretation (Medieval Philosophical Texts in Translation) PDF

Best greek & roman books

Augustine: On the Free Choice of the Will, On Grace and Free Choice, and Other Writings

The works translated right here take care of significant subject matters within the contemplating St Augustine (354-430): loose will and divine grace. at the one hand, unfastened will allows humans to make their very own offerings; nonetheless, God's grace is needed for those offerings to be efficacious. 'On the unfastened collection of the Will', 'On Grace and loose Choice', 'On Reprimand and style' and 'On the present of Perseverance' set out Augustine's concept of human accountability, and cartoon a refined reconciliation of will and style.

God in Greek philosophy to the time of Socrates

This scarce antiquarian e-book is a facsimile reprint of the unique. because of its age, it might probably include imperfections akin to marks, notations, marginalia and incorrect pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally very important, we now have made it on hand as a part of our dedication for safeguarding, protecting, and selling the world's literature in reasonable, top of the range, sleek variants which are precise to the unique paintings.

The Demands of Reason: An Essay on Pyrrhonian Scepticism

Sextus Empiricus' Outlines of Pyrrhonism is without doubt one of the most vital and influential texts within the heritage of Greek philosophy. within the calls for of cause Casey Perin checks these points of Pyrrhonian Scepticism as Sextus describes it within the Outlines which are of certain philosophical importance: its dedication to the quest for fact and to definite ideas of rationality, its scope, and its outcomes for motion and organization.

A History of Philosophy; With Especial Reference to the Formation and Development of Its Problems and Conceptions

This Elibron Classics publication is a facsimile reprint of a 1901 variation via the Macmillan corporation, manhattan.

Additional info for Aristotle: On Interpretation (Medieval Philosophical Texts in Translation)

Example text

Page 7 will appear irrelevant to some modern logicians. But again we must bear in mind what Aristotelian logic intends. It is not formal in the modern (and quite legitimate) sense of this term "formal"not even in the Prior Analytics, for it too is about second intentions. The expressions "first intention" and "second intention" are not in Aristotle's text, but they are in no way foreign to the intent of Aristotle. The expressions are simply a convenient way of distinguishing, for example, what the predicable genus ''animal" is from what an animal is.

6 The best known of these supplements is that of Cajetan (1469-1534) which was explicitly composed with the intention of completing St. Thomas' work. Cajetan finished it in 1496 and it appeared the same year in the third Venetian edition. It was published so repeatedly after this along with the commentary of St. Thomas that it has become inseparable from it. The text of Cajetan's commentary as it appears in the Leonine edition has been used for this translation. It is not a critical edition of his work (nor is one available at the present time).

Paul, Minnesota, whose doctoral dissertation ''On the Modal Proposition" was very helpful in relation to Cajetan's Commentary on that subject. JEAN T. C. His departure to the seclusion of Chalcis was generated by a charge of impiety apparently brought about by a mixture of political feeling and doctrinal hostility. It goes without saying that Aristotle has undoubtedly contributed more than anyone else to the science of logic. Certainly he had no predecessors in this field and there was not much by way of additional original contribution until centuries later.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.39 of 5 – based on 50 votes