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Author Bodéüs, Richard, author

Title Aristotle and the theology of the living immortals / Richard Bodéüs ; translated by Jan Edward Garrett
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2000]
Albany : State University of New York Press, 2000
©2000
©2000

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Description xi, 375 pages ; 24 cm
Series SUNY series in ancient Greek philosophy
SUNY series in ancient Greek philosophy.
Contents Toward Reconsideration of the Prevailing View -- Reasonable opinions about the gods -- Texts on the margin of Lambda -- The separate substance of Lambda -- The notion of natural theology -- So-called theological science -- The Celestial Gods and the Divine Objects of Philosophy -- Visible and invisible celestial natures -- On the proper use of opinion in the celestial physics -- The testimony of received beliefs regarding the celestial gods -- The evidence of language -- The authority of Plato -- The Gods of the City in the Stories of the Wise -- Theology and science -- The mythical addition of theology -- The historical testimony of myths -- The reason for theology and the discovery of the gods of the city -- An Appropriation of the Tradition About the Gods -- The existence of the gods: defense of the tradition against the naturalists -- The logic of received beliefs about the gods -- The beneficence of the gods: reasonable arguments -- The god as paradigm of the macrocosm -- The Gods as Benefactors: A Reasonable Tenet -- From deference to piety -- The foundations of piety -- The mutual love of gods and humans -- The gods and fortune -- The gods as objects of imitation -- Theology and Ways of Speaking
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-318) and indexes
Subject Aristotle -- Religion.
Polytheism.
Greece -- Religion.
LC no. 00020221
ISBN 0791447278 (alk. paper)
0791447286 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780791447277 (alk. paper)
9780791447284 (paperback: alk. paper)
Other Titles Aristote et la théologie des vivants immortels. English