Aristotle's Metaphysics Beta: Symposium Aristotelicum by Michel Crubellier,André Laks

By Michel Crubellier,André Laks

9 top students of old philosophy from Europe, the united kingdom, and North the United States provide a scientific examine of e-book Beta of Aristotle's Metaphysics. The paintings takes the shape of a sequence of aporiai or 'difficulties' which Aristotle offers as worthy issues of engagement in the event you desire to reach knowledge. the themes comprise causation, substance, structure, houses, predicates, and customarily the ontology of either the perishable and the
imperishable international. each one contributor discusses one or of those aporiai in series: the result's a discursive observation in this seminal textual content of Western philosophy.

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