This short book addresses the question of scientific explanation in the Aristotelian
There follows a series of essays that take aim at those interpretative strategies that bring Aristotelian
biology in line with contemporary biology, by taking material interactions and movement to be sufficient for necessitating the actualization of biological form (even if, for pragmatic or psychological reasons, explanatory accounts must refer to natural potentials and forms).
The Dane's third or religious phase, which like the goal of Beckett's questing resists formulation, leaves anything like an Aristotelian
system--indeed modernism itself--far behind.
theories are externalist in the intended sense: they ground well-being in facts about the species.
Thus, although Bonaventure was more Augustinian in doctrine and Thomas more Aristotelian
, their competing accounts could be judged by a shared standard: the canons of Aristotelian
logic and Catholic tradition.
According to the first interpretation, al-Kindi comes across as a Muslim who represents the Aristotelian
tradition of neo-Platonism--that is, a philosopher of a doubly-late antiquity.
Male love poets were deeply invested in casting themselves as passive victims of desire and thus generally favored the Aristotelian
model of vision as intromission.
9) In law, one commonly accepted definition is that posited according to the way Aristotle (10) is explained by various scholars, (11) under which equality is giving equal treatment to equals and unequal treatment to those situated differently, according to the degree of difference (hereinafter "Aristotelian
equality" or "the Aristotelian
University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece; ([dagger]) Torlak Institute of Immunology and Virology, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; and ([double dagger]) Institute for Tropical and Infectious Diseases, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
As an Aristotelian
, I agree with Stan on the need to rehabilitate "thick" conceptions of the virtues of character, as an alternative to the more "thin" notions of obligation that have rendered contemporary versions of Kantianism and Utilitarianism so pale and unconvincing.
After effectively tracing a turn toward Aristotelian
conceptions of dreaming in the later Middle Ages, St John unfortunately relies, in his main argument, on an oversimplified and largely dehistoricized version of `Aristotelian
psychology', seeing the force of Aristotelian
thought played out largely in the distinction between agent and receptive intellect.
More specifically, he argues, the study of the presidency would be enhanced by the application of Aristotle's "theory of prudence" since it is prudence in its Aristotelian
form that operates within the sphere of action in which normative questions meet up with material or empirical reality.