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Author Arens, Hans.

Title Aristotle's theory of language and its tradition : texts from 500 to 1750 / selection, translation and commentary by Hans Arens
Published Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1984
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Description 1 online resource (532 pages)
Series Studies in the history of the language sciences ; 29
Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series III, Studies in the history of the language sciences ; 29
Contents ARISTOTLE'S THEORY OF LANGUAGE AND ITS TRADITION TEXTS FROM 500 TO 1750; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; PREFACE; 1. The extraordinary fate of Peri hermeneias; 2. Aristotle's text; 3. Commentary to Aristotle; 4. Ammonios Hermeiu Commentary to Aristotle's Peri hermeneias(Introduction); 5. Commentary to Ammonius; 6. Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius Commentaries to Aristotle's Peri hermeneias; 7. Commentary to Boethius; 8. Peter Abaelard Glosses on Peri hermeneias; 9. Commentary to Abaelard; 10. Albertus Magnus Perihermenias; 11. Commentary to Albert
12. Thomas of Aquino Exposition of Aristotle's perihermeneias13. Commentary to Thomas; 14. Martinus de Dacia Questions concerning Peri hermeneias; 15. Commentary to Martinus de Dacia; 16. Johannes a S. Thoma Artis logicae prima pars Summularum liber primus Concerning the first operation of the intellect; 17. Commentary to John of St. Thomas; 18. James Harris, an Aristotelian of the 18th century; REFERENCES; CONCORDANCE; INDEX OF PERSONS
Summary This volume contains a fragment from Aristotle's Peri Hermeneias [16a1-17a7], with a translation into English and a commentary. This fragment is crucial to the understanding of Aristotle's thinking about language. It is followed by (translations of) commentaries on Aristotle's text by scholars between 500 and 1750, showing how his text was perceived over time. The commentaries are by Ammonius, Boethius, Abelaerd, Albertus Magnus, Thomas Acquinas, Martinus de Dacia, Johannes a S. Thoma, and James Harris. Each commentary is in turn commented upon by the compiler of this volume
Bibliography Includes index
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Subject Aristotle -- Influence.
Language and languages -- Philosophy -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9027279942 (electronic bk.)
9789027279941 (electronic bk.)