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Author: Aristotle,John H. McMahon
Language: English
Publisher: Literary Licensing, LLC (October 15, 2011)
Pages: 64
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Metaphysics is one of the principal works of Aristotle and the first major work of the branch of philosophy with the same name. The principal subject is "being qua being," or being insofar as it is being.

Metaphysics is one of the principal works of Aristotle and the first major work of the branch of philosophy with the same name. It examines what can be asserted about any being insofar as it is and not because of any special qualities it has. Also covered are different kinds of causation, form and matter, the existence of mathematical objects, and a prime-mover God.

translated by W. D. Ross. Book I. Book II. Book III. Book IV. Book V.

Metaphysics - Aristotle has been added to your Cart. For your main text of the "Metaphysics", I recommend the 1924 translation by . Ross, which is not in print, but you can find it used. The "Metaphysics" is famously difficult.

ARISTOTLE was born in the northern Greek town of Stagira in 384 . where his father was the personal physician to the great-grandfather of Alexander the Great.

Metaphysics is the study of existence at the highest level of generality. It is traditionally characterised as the study of "being qua being" - of being in general rather than specifically of this or that sort. ARISTOTLE was born in the northern Greek town of Stagira in 384 . At the age of eighteen Aristotle entered Plato's Academy and soon became recognized as its most important student. He remained under Plato's tutelage for nearly twenty years.

Aristotle, John H McMahon. The writings of Greek philosopher ARISTOTLE (384BC-322BC)-student of Plato, teacher of Alexander the Great-are among the most influential on Western thought, and indeed upon Western civilization itself. From theology and logic to ethics and even biology, there is no area of human knowledge that has not been touched by his thinking

The Metaphysics book.

The Metaphysics book. The writings of Greek philosopher ARISTOTLE (384BC 322BC) student. It wasn't until the Enlightenment, more than 2000 years later that Aristotle's philosophy became a little bit less relevant.

Book I. Part 1. "ALL men by nature desire to know.

322 B. C. Aristotle was born at Stagira, in Macedonia, in 384 . John H. McMahon. At the age of 17, he went to Athens to study at Plato's Academy, where he remained for about 20 years, as a student and then as a teacher. When Plato died in 347 . Aristotle moved to Assos, a city in Asia Minor, where a friend of his, Hermias, was ruler.

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