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Author Ierodiakonou, Charalambos S.

Title The psychology of Aristotle, the philosopher : a psychoanalytic therapist's perspective / Charalambos S. Ierodiakonou
Published London : Karnac Books, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 166 pages)
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; PART I SOUL-BODY; CHAPTER ONE The soul-body problem (psyche-soma); PART II MENTAL FUNCTIONS; CHAPTER TWO Sense-perception; CHAPTER THREE Thought and judgement; CHAPTER FOUR Volition (will) and psychomotor function; CHAPTER FIVE Affect (mood); CHAPTER SIX Memory; CHAPTER SEVEN Consciousness-dreams; CHAPTER EIGHT Nutrition and reproduction; PART III FORMATION OF THE PERSONALITY; CHAPTER NINE The gifts of Nature; CHAPTER TEN The effects of the environment; CHAPTER ELEVEN The responsibility of one's Self
Summary In this book, the author collects and discusses views and ideas of the ancient philosopher Aristotle which have psychological interest and compares them with today's theories. First, the soul-body problem is presented showing that Aristotle accepts a psychosomatic unity theorizing the human being in a holistic approach. Then the mental functions are described according to the aristotelian definitions, together with their interactions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-159) and index
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Subject Aristotle -- Psychology.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Psychology -- Early works to 1850.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Ancient & Classical.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429907702