Essays on Aristotles De Anima by Martha C. Nussbaum

Essays on Aristotles De Anima

EditorMartha C. Nussbaum, Amelie Oksenberg Rorty

Paperback | November 1, 1995

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Aristotle's philosophy of mind has recently attracted renewed attention and respect from philosophers. This volume brings together outstanding new essays on De Anima by a distinguished international group of contributors including, in this paperback efdition, a new essay by Myles Burnyeat. Theessays form a running commentary on the work, covering such topics as the relation between body and soul, sense-perception, imagination, memory, desire, and thought. the authors, writing with philosophical subtlety and wide-ranging scholarship, present the philosophical substance of Aristotle'sviews to the modern reader. they locate their interpretations firmly within the context of Aristotle's thought as a whole.

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Martha C. Nussbaum is at Brown University. Amelie Oksenberg Rorty is at Mount Holyoke College.

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Title:Essays on Aristotles De AnimaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:462 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.94 inPublished:November 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019823600X

ISBN - 13:9780198236009

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'As an ensemble piece this volume is outstanding, and no one with even a mild interest in Aristotle's De Anima will want to be without it. The individual pieces are without exception worthwhile and interesting, and some of them are exceptionally good. The whole, however, and what it achievesis greater than the parts considered individually ... the lively and engaging consideration of new ideas and new directions found throughout this large and important collection shows ... that scholarship on the De Anima is more alive than it has been in some time.'Kurt Pritzl, The Catholic University of America, Review of Metaphysics, June 1994