Aristotle: The Desire to Understand

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9780511570612: Aristotle: The Desire to Understand

This is a philosophical introduction to Aristotle, and Professor Lear starts where Aristotle himself started. He introduces us to the essence of Aristotle's philosophy and guides us through all the central Aristotelian texts--selected from the Physics, Metaphysics, Ethics, Politics and the biological and logical works. The book is written in a direct, lucid style that engages the reader with the themes in an active and participatory manner. It will prove a stimulating introduction for all students of Greek philosophy and for a wide range of others interested in Aristotle as a giant figure in Western intellectual history.

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An introduction to Aristotle's philosophy progresses through all the central texts selected from the Physics, Metaphysics, Ethics, Politics and the biological and logical works as well.

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The book is written in a direct, lucid style which engages the reader with the themes in an active, participatory manner. It will prove a stimulating introduction for all students of Greek philosophy and for a wide range of others interested in Aristotle as a giant figure in Western intellectual history.

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