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The Promises and Problems of Homonymy

Christopher Shields

in Order in Multiplicity: Homonymy in the Philosophy of Aristotle

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253074
eISBN:
9780191598401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253072.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Shields reviews Aristotle's methods for establishing homonymy, association, and core dependence, without yet evaluating their success or failure. Shields begins by considering Aristotle's critical ... More


The Importance of Nutrition

Thomas Kjeller Johansen

in The Powers of Aristotle's Soul

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658435
eISBN:
9780191742231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658435.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Nutrition plays a fundamental role in Aristotle's psychology, but not, as is sometimes thought, because it provides the focal or generic notion of life. Rather the nutritive capacity is a ... More


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