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Title Philoponus : on Aristotle posterior analytics 1.19-34 / translated by Owen Goldin and Marije Martijn
Published London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Series Ancient Commentators on Aristotle
Ancient commentators on Aristotle.
Contents Cover; Contents; Conventions; Introduction; Textual Information; Translation; Chapter 19; Chapter 20; Chapter 21; Chapter 22; Chapter 23; Chapter 24; Chapter 25; Chapter 26; Chapter 27; Chapter 28; Chapter 29; Chapter 30; Chapter 31; Chapter 32; Chapter 33; Chapter 34; Notes; Bibliography; English-Greek Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Greek-English Index; A; D; E; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; X; Z; Index of Names; Subject Index; A; C; D; E; F; G; I; N; O; P; S; U; W
Summary Aristotle described the scientific explanation of universal or general facts as deducing them through scientific demonstrations, that is, through syllogisms that met requirements of logical validity and explanatoriness which he first formulated. In Chapters 19-23, he adds arguments for the further logical restrictions that scientific demonstrations can neither be indefinitely long nor infinitely extendible through the interposition of new middle terms. Chapters 24-26 argue for the superiority of universal over particular demonstration, of affirmative over negative demonstration, and of direct
Notes "Paperback edition first published 2014"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed April 15, 2014)
Subject Aristotle. Posterior analytics.
Knowledge, Theory of -- Early works to 1800.
Logic -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Goldin, Owen, 1957- translator
Martijn, Marije, translator
ISBN 1472501756 (e-book)
1472557999
1780930909
9781472501752 (e-book)
9781472557995
9781780930909