By Michel Crubellier, André Laks
9 prime students of historical philosophy from Europe, the united kingdom, and North the USA supply a scientific examine of e-book Beta of Aristotle's Metaphysics. The paintings takes the shape of a chain of aporiai or "difficulties" which Aristotle offers as beneficial issues of engagement should you desire to reach knowledge. the subjects contain causation, substance, structure, homes, predicates, and customarily the ontology of either the perishable and the imperishable international. every one contributor discusses one or of those aporiai in series: the result's a discursive statement in this seminal textual content of Western philosophy.
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