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Author Vella, John A.

Title Aristotle [electronic resource] : a guide for the perplexed / John A. Vella.

Imprint London ; New York : Continuum, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 166 p. : ill.
Series Guides for the perplexed
Guides for the perplexed.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-164) and index.
Contents Science (episteme) -- Division of the sciences according to aims and objects -- Demonstration (apodeixis) -- The axioms of the sciences -- Being or substance (ousia) -- Being before aristotle -- Being in the categories -- The science of being: first philosophy -- Being in metaphysics zeta -- Nature (physis) -- Principles of change -- The four causes or explanations (aitiai) -- Defense of teleology -- Soul (psyche) -- Soul as substance, form and actuality -- What the student of soul investigates -- Perception -- Thought -- Success (eudaimonia) -- The practical science of ethics -- The chief and final good for human beings -- Virtues of character -- Virtues of intellect.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Aristotle.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0826497071 (hbk.)
9780826497079 (hbk.)
082649708X (pbk.)
9780826497086 (pbk.)
9781441143785 (e-book)

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