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Prospect for metaphysics essays of metaphysical exploration by Ian T. Ramsey

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LC ClassificationsBD111 R15 1961
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Pagination240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL26543145M

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Nowhere is this more evident than in the Metaphysics — Ibn Sina (Avicenna), one of the greatest Medieval Islamic philosophers, said that he had read the Metaphysics of Aristotle forty times, but still did not understand it. Only later, after having read al-Farabi's, Purposes of the Metaphysics of Aristotle, did he understand Aristotle's book. Summary of Metaphysics by Aristotle. Plato, in his theory of forms, separates the sensible world (appearances) of the intelligible world (ideas) and the intelligible world was the only reality, the foundation of all truth. But in Aristotle’s Metaphysics, at the heart of his philosophy, such separation removes any intelligibility and meaning to the world. Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and the world. Topics of metaphysical investigation include existence, objects and their properties, space and time, cause and effect, and possibility. Which of the five books that we’re going to look at really turned you on to metaphysics? The first book I’m going to mention is by the philosopher who first taught me metaphysics — when I was an undergraduate in the s — the late E.J. Lowe or Jonathan Lowe at Durham University.

Metaphysics By Aristotle Written B.C.E Translated by W. D. Ross: Table of Contents Book II: Part 1 " "THE investigation of the truth is in one way hard, in another easy. An indication of this is found in the fact that no one is able to attain the truth adequately. Metaphysics By Aristotle Written B.C.E Translated by W. D. Ross: Table of Contents Book XII: Part 1 " "The subject of our inquiry is substance; for the principles and the causes we are seeking are those of substances. For if the universe is of the nature of a whole. LibriVox recording of Metaphysics, by Aristotle. Translated by John M’Mahon, Read by Geoffrey Edwards. Metaphysics (Ancient Greek: ΜΕΤΑ ΤΑ. Register today and access any 7 articles on the Prospect’s website for FREE in the next 30 days.. PLUS find out about the big ideas that will shape our world—with Prospect’s FREE newsletter sent to your inbox. We'll even send you our e-book—Writing with punch—with some of the finest writing from the Prospect archive, at no extra cost!