Essays on the Aristotelian Tradition

Hardcover | January 15, 2001

byAnthony Kenny

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During most of the Christian millennia Aristotle has been the most influential of all philosophers. This selection of essays by the eminent philosopher and Aristotle scholar Anthony Kenny traces this influence through the ages. Particular attention is given to Aristotle's ethics and philosophyof mind, showing how they provided the framework for much fruitful development in the Middle Ages and again in the present century. Also included are some contributions to the most recent form of Aristotelian scholarship, computer-assisted stylometry. All who work on Aristotle and his intellectuallegacy will find much to interest them in these Essays on the Aristotelian Tradition.

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During most of the Christian millennia Aristotle has been the most influential of all philosophers. This selection of essays by the eminent philosopher and Aristotle scholar Anthony Kenny traces this influence through the ages. Particular attention is given to Aristotle's ethics and philosophyof mind, showing how they provided the fram...

Sir Anthony Kenny is Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:January 15, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198250681

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1. Introduction: The Aristotelian TraditionMoral Philosophy in the Aristotelian Tradition2. The Nicomachean Concept of Happiness (1991)3. Aquinas on Aristotelian Happiness (1999)4. The Principle of Double Effect (1995)Philosophy of Mind in the Aristotelian Tradition5. The Geography of the Mind (1993)6. Body, Soul, and Intellect in Aquinas (1999)7. Duns Scotus on Freewill (1996)8. Aristotle versus Descartes on Sensation (1999)Some Twentieth-Century Developments9. The Thomism of Pope John Paul II (1999)10. The Stylometric Study of the Aristotelian Writings (1976)11. A Stylometric Comparison between Five Disputed Works and the Remainder of the Aristotelian Corpus (1983)Index