❮Reading❯ ➶ On Generation and Corruption Author Aristotle – Bluevapours.co.uk Further we are to study growth and alteration We must inuire what each of them is and whether alteration is to be identified with coming to be or whether to these different names there correspond two Further we are to study growth and alteration We must inuire what each of them is and whether alteration is to be identified with coming to be or whether to these different names there correspond two separate processes with distinct natures.
Greece Arabic Bulgarian Russian Ukrainian Alternate European spelling Aristoteles Italian Aristotele Aristotle BC numbers among the greatest philosophers of all time Judged solely in terms of his philosophical influence only Plato is his peer Aristotle s works shaped centuries of philosophy from Late Antiuity through the Renaissance and even today continue to be studied with keen non antiuarian interest A prodigious researcher On Generation PDF/EPUB ² and writer Aristotle left a great body of work perhaps numbering as many as two hundred treatises from which approximately thirty one survive His extant writings span a wide range of disciplines from logic metaphysics and philosophy of mind through ethics political theory aesthetics and rhetoric and into such primarily non philosophical fields as empirical biology where he excelled at detailed plant and animal observation and taxonomy In all these areas Aristotle s theories have provided illumination met with resistance sparked debate and generally stimulated the sustained interest of an abiding readershipBecause of its wide range and its remoteness in time Aristotle s philosophy defies easy encapsulation The long history of interpretation and appropriation of Aristotelian texts and themes spanning over two millennia and comprising philosophers working within a variety of religious and secular traditions has rendered even basic points of interpretation controversial The set of entries on Aristotle in this site addresses this situation by proceeding in three tiers First the present general entry offers a brief account of Aristotle s life and characterizes his central philosophical commitments highlighting his most distinctive methods and most influential achievements Second are General Topics which offer detailed introductions to the main areas of Aristotle s philosophical activity Finally there follow Special Topics which investigate in greater detailnarrowly focused issues especially those of central concern in recent Aristotelian scholarship.
- 160 pages
- On Generation and Corruption
- 19 January 2016 Aristotle