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Aristotle's Theory of Bodies

Aristotle's Theory of Bodies

Christian Pfeiffer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198779728
eISBN:
9780191824753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779728.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Aristotle’s conception of body at the heart of this study is the notion of a three‐dimensionally extended and continuous magnitude bounded by surfaces. This notion is distinct from the notion of a ... More

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 54

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 54

Victor Caston (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825128
eISBN:
9780191864681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825128.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy provides, twice each year, a collection of the best current work in the field of ancient philosophy. Each volume features original essays that contribute to an ... More

The Adventure

The Adventure

Giorgio Agamben

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037594
eISBN:
9780262345231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037594.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book charts a journey that ranges from poems of chivalry to philosophy, from Yvain to Hegel, from Beatrice to Heidegger. An ancient legend identifies Demon, Chance, Love, and Necessity as the ... More

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 53

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 53

Victor Caston (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198815655
eISBN:
9780191853197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815655.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy provides, twice each year, a collection of the best current work in the field of ancient philosophy. Each volume features original essays that contribute to an ... More

Desiring the GoodAncient Proposals and Contemporary Theory

Desiring the Good: Ancient Proposals and Contemporary Theory

Katja Maria Vogt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190692476
eISBN:
9780190692506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692476.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book defends a novel and distinctive approach in ethics that is inspired by ancient philosophy. Ethics, according to this approach, starts from one question and its most immediate answer: “what ... More

From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

Mariska Leunissen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190602215
eISBN:
9780190602239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602215.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, General

This book discusses Aristotle’s biological views about character and the importance of what he calls “natural character traits” for the development of moral virtue as presented in his ethical ... More

Aristotle on Practical Truth

Aristotle on Practical Truth

Christiana Olfert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190281007
eISBN:
9780190281021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190281007.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, General

Aristotle’s theories of truth, practical reasoning, and action are some of the most influential theories in the history of philosophy. It is surprising, then, that so little attention has been given ... More

Becoming Who We ArePolitics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Becoming Who We Are: Politics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Andrew Norris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190673949
eISBN:
9780190673970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190673949.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Political Philosophy

While a number of books and many articles have been written on the work of Stanley Cavell, this is the first monograph on his contribution to politics and practical philosophy. Though skepticism is ... More

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 52

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 52

Victor Caston (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805762
eISBN:
9780191843679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805762.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy provides, twice each year, a collection of the best current work in the field of ancient philosophy. Each volume features original essays that contribute to an ... More

Everything in EverythingAnaxagoras's Metaphysics

Everything in Everything: Anaxagoras's Metaphysics

Anna Marmodoro

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190611972
eISBN:
9780190611996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611972.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, General

Anaxagoras of Clazomenae (fifth century BCE) is best known for his stance that there is a share of everything in everything. He puts forward this theory of extreme mixture as a solution to the ... More

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