❰Download❯ ➾ Aristotle: A Contemporary Appreciation Author Henry Babcock Veatch – Bluevapours.co.uk Under the guidance of Professor Veatch Aristotle stands forth again as the philosopher who above all speaks simply and directly to the common sense of all mankind Today Professor Veatch believes the t Under the guidance of Professor Veatch Aristotle stands forth again as the philosopher who above all speaks simply and directly to the common sense of all mankind Today Professor Veatch believes the time may be ripe for a belated recognition that Aristotle is a truly live option in philosophyThe discussion begins with the Physics for Aristotle the discipline embracing all aspects of the natural world and examines Aristotle's doctrine of categories and his celebrated four causes Turning Aristotle: A MOBI :✓ to the De Anima Professor Veatch casts aside many errors of interpretation which have come about because of mistaken readings of the term soul and gives an intelligible account of Aristotle's psychology seen within the context of his system as a whole Next the varieties of human achievement are surveyed in Aristotelian terms with introductory discussions of the Ethics Politics and the Poetics Turning to the Metaphysics the author demonstrates that the uestion of the unity of subject matter in Aristotle's metaphysics does not warrant the great difficulty that has been made of it Finally reversing to good effect the traditional order Aristotelian logic is presented with superb clarity and ease.
Veatch was born in Evansville Indiana He obtained his PhD from Harvard University in and spent his career at Indiana University – Northwestern University – and Georgetown University – where he was Philosophy Department Chair from to He also had visiting professorships at Colby College Haverford College and St Thomas UniversityVeatch was active.
- 214 pages
- Aristotle: A Contemporary Appreciation
- Henry Babcock Veatch
- 14 October 2016 Henry Babcock Veatch