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Aristotle"s Categories and Porphyry (Philosophia Antiqua 48)

by Christos Evangeliou

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Logic,
  • Sociology,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Aristotle,
  • Neoplatonism,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Contributions in interpretation of Aristotle"s doctrine of categories,
  • Plotinus,
  • Porphyry,
  • ca. 234-ca. 305,
  • Categoriae,
  • Aristotle.,
  • Categories (Philosophy),
  • Contributions in interpretatio,
  • History,
  • Porphyry,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9075983M
    ISBN 109004085386
    ISBN 109789004085381

      Porphyry's introduction was a hugely influential work for centuries after its composition, and this commentary by Ammonius served to maintain its position at the centre of later schools of English translation of Ammonius' work is the latest volume in the Ancient Commentators on Aristotle series and makes this philosophical work. A Collation with the Ancient Armenian Versions of the Greek Text of Aristotle's Categories, de Interpretatione, de Mundo, de Virtutibus Et Vitiis, and of Porphyry's Introduction Aristotle $

    after aristotle early as the Carolingian era, Alcuin of York (c. –) built his logic textbook (De dialectica) on the De interpretatione, the Categories,1 and Porphyry’s introduction to Aristotelian logic, the three works—as translated by Boethius—File Size: KB.   The Complete Works of otle lived from BCE. He was a Greek philosopher and is often referred to as the “first teacher” or the very “first true scientist.” His works cover a number of topics from politics, philosophy, metaphysics, logic, ethics, biology and more.

    Aristotle Anthology in English and Greek side by side. Presumably, in the Categories Aristotle thinks that only substances can undergo change. Since he holds that change requires that one property of a subject be replaced by another, opposed, property, what he has to prove is this: if x goes from being F at one time to being not-F at a later time, then x is a substance.


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Porphyry (Ad /3 - C) is of crucial importance for the history of Aristotelian studies. Born in Tyre and a student of Plotinus in Rome, he later defended Aristotle's Categories against Plotinus, arguing that they were entirely compatible with Platonism.

His intervention was decisive: the Categories became a basic textbook of logic for all subsequent Neoplatonist teaching and influenced 5/5(2). A key figure in the history of Aristotelianism, Porphyry Aristotles Categories and Porphyry book /3 - c.

) was born in Tyre and was a student of Longinus' in Athens and of Plotinus' in Rome. In his commentary on the Categories, Porphyry provided an authoritative interpretation of a notoriously controversial by:   Aristotle's Categories My Searches (0) Cart (0) brill American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education History Jewish Studies Literature and Cultural Studies Languages and Linguistics Cited by: 7.

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Get this from a library. On Aristotle's categories. [Porphyry; Steven K Strange] -- "A key figure in the history of Aristotelianism, Porphyry (AD /3 - c.

) was born in Tyre and was a student of Longinus' in Athens and of Plotinus' in Rome. In his commentary on the Categories. From early late antiquity until the early modern period, one would begin the study of Aristotle and the study of philosophy quite generally with the Categories and Porphyry's Isagoge.

For several centuries, these two treaties, and the De Interpretatione, formed the core of the philosophical corpus which was still being seriously studied. "Some say the work of philosophy originated with the barbarians. For among the Persians are the Magi, among the Babylonians and Assyrians the Chaldeans, among the Indians the Gymnosophists (lit.

naked philosophers), and among the Celts and Gauls, those called 'Druids' and holy people, according to what Aristotle says in the book on Magic and Sotion in the twenty-third book of.

Aristotle (BC) is one of the most influential philosophers of the western tradition and had many philosophical works credited to him. In his treatise on logic collectively known as “Organon”, Aristotle gave two preliminary treatises; “The Categories and De Interpretatione (on interpretation) dealing with terms and with propositions respectively.

Middle Commentary on Porphyry's "Isagoge" and Aristotle's "Categories" Paperback – May 5 by Averroes (Author), Herbert A.

Davidson (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from 3/5(1). Books shelved as aristotle: The Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle, Poetics by Aristotle, Politics by Aristotle, Metaphysics by Aristotle, and The Art of Rh.

Phil Aristotle: Categories A. Summary. Categories is both a logical and a metaphysical treatise. As a logical work, Categories proposes ten fundamental types of predicates. The ten logical categories are paralleled by ten categories of ent kinds of form make a thing what it is (substance), give it qualities, quantities, Size: 15KB.

Categories is the first book in the classical series on logic by Aristotle my copy was translated by E. Edghill. As the title makes clear this book is all about classifying different information into categories.

Any valid discussion requires that those having the discussion agree on what is /5. Aristotle's short, early work known as the Categories had an enormous impact on philosophers in the 1 st century BCE to the 6 th century CE it attracted considerable attention not only from Peripatetics, as one would expect, but also, and indeed predominantly, from Platonists as well as Stoics.

Indicative of that attention are the seven ancient extant commentaries on that. Aristotle’s Categories (Chapters ) J. Ackrill translation Chapter 1 1a1. When things have only a name in common and the definition of being which corresponds to the name is different, they are called homonymous.

Thus, for example, both a man and a picture are animals. These have only a name in common and the definition of being which. A second divide within Aristotle’s categories is the distinction between continuants and occurrents: Continuants exist as wholes at every moment at which they exist at all, whereasAuthor: Ludger Jansen.

Part 1 Things are said to be named 'equivocally' when, though they have a common name, the definition corresponding with the name differs for each. Thus, a real man and a figure in a picture can both lay claim to the name 'animal'; yet these are equivocally so named, for, though they have a common name, the definition corresponding with the name differs for each.

Written B.C.E. Translated by E. Edghill. Categories has been divided into the following sections: Section 1 [45k] Section 2 [45k] Section 3 [40k] Download:. The five predicables (al adore cpcovaf, as they were originally styled) are not however mentioned in Aristotle's work on the categories, as is incorrectly stated in Hermeias, ib., p.

10, b. 14 ; and it is probable that the "ancient philosophers" alluded to by Porphyry were of con siderably later date than Aristotle. Book Description: This work is the first English translation of Scotus's commentary on Aristotle's Quaestiones super Praedicamenta.

Although there are numerous Latin commentaries on Aristotle's Categories, Scotus's Questions is one of the few commentaries on the Categories written in the thirteenth century covering all of Aristotle's text, including the often neglected post-praedicamenta, and.

Aristotle (/ ˈ ær ɪ s t ɒ t əl /; Greek: Ἀριστοτέλης Aristotélēs, pronounced [aristotélɛːs]; – BC) was a Greek philosopher and polymath during the Classical period in Ancient by Plato, he was the founder of the Lyceum, the Peripatetic school of philosophy, and the Aristotelian tradition.

His writings cover many subjects including physics, biology Era: Ancient philosophy.The Stoic philosopher Athenodorus is credited with a book (Simplicius, In Cat. ) or books (Porphyry, In Cat. –26) significantly entitled Against Aristotle’s Categories.

We ."The centuries between Aristotle and Porphyry bequeathed few logical works to the early Middle Ages. Cicero wrote a Topics, professedly based on Aristotle's work on the subject, but probably derived from a later book was quite widely read in the Middle Ages, at .