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Aristotle"s physics

Aristotle"s physics

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementa revised text with introduction and commentary by W.D. Ross.
ContributionsRoss, David, Sir, 1877-1971.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20672567M

Contents. 1 Summary of Metaphysics by Aristotle; 2 Metaphysics: Book by Book analysis. Book I (A, Alpha, aa) First Causes and Principles; Book II (α, “small alpha ‘, aa) Principles of Physics; Book III (B, Beta, a) The 14 Aporias; Book IV (Γ, Gamma, ab) Being as being logical and Principles; Book V (Δ, Delta, ba) The Book of. Aristotle points out toward the end of the book that "laws would be needed for man's entire life, for most people obey necessity rather than argument, and penalties rather than what is noble" (b).

In the first two books of the Physics Aristotle discusses philosophical issues involved in the investigation of the physical universe. He introduces his distinction between form and matter and his fourfold classification of causes or explanatory factors, and defends teleological : $ Aristotle discusses the four causes (Greek: aitia) in the Physics and Metaphysics. These are the four types of explanation concerning why and, to a degree, how objects come into being. This theory.   Aristotle’s most famous teacher was Plato (c. –c. BCE), who himself had been a student of Socrates (c. – BCE). Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, whose lifetimes spanned a period of only about years, remain among the most important figures in the history of Western tle’s most famous student was Philip II’s son Alexander, later to be known as .

In can often be difficult to sort out the main point that Aristotle intends to make in Book II of the Politics because it is just a running commentary about the good and bad aspects of different theoretical and actual regimes. Still, the comments that Aristotle makes about the various regimes reveal some of Aristotle's own ideas of the best. Aristotle's study of the natural world plays a tremendously important part in his philosophical thought. He was very interested in the phenomena of motion, causation, place and time, and teleology, and his theoretical materials in this area are collected in his Physics, a treatise of eight books which has been very influential on later thinkers. Aristotle – Parts 3, 7, & 8 of Book II, from Physics. Physics, Book II. Part 3. Now that we have established these distinctions, we must proceed to consider causes, their character and number. Knowledge is the object of our inquiry, and men do not think they know a thing till they have grasped the ‘why’ of (which is to grasp its primary.


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