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By Alexander, of Aphrodisias.; Aristotle.; Barnes, Jonathan

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In Metaphysics 4 Aristotle discusses the character of metaphysics, the elemental legislation of common sense, the falsity of subjectivism and the differing kinds of ambiguity. the complete, transparent statement of Alexander of Aphrodisias in this very important ebook is right here translated into English via Arthur Madigan. Alexander is going via Aristotle's textual content essentially line by means of line, getting to the logical series of the arguments, noting locations the place Aristotle's phrases will undergo a couple of interpretation and staining version readings. He many times cross-refers to the De Interpretatione, Analytics, Physics and different works of Aristotle, therefore putting Metaphysics 4 within the content material of Aristotle's philosophy as a complete

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At Probl. 955b9-21, [Aristotle] asks why a road seems longer if we do not know how long it is; and he replies that it is in a sense infinitely long (apeiros). 66 See An. Pr. 24alO-15; cf. below 10,9-23. 67 See Aristotle, Top. 101a27; Alexander, in Top. 27,24-31. 68 See Alexander, Conv. 59. Note the practice of the Stoic Zeno (Plutarch, Stoic. Rep. 1034E); and cf. Ebbesen (1981a), I, pp. 88-9. 69 See£AT1094blO-l. 5 10 15 20 25 30 52 Translation constitutions or political power. e. at EN 1179a33-1181b23?

24alO-15; cf. below 10,9-23. 67 See Aristotle, Top. 101a27; Alexander, in Top. 27,24-31. 68 See Alexander, Conv. 59. Note the practice of the Stoic Zeno (Plutarch, Stoic. Rep. 1034E); and cf. Ebbesen (1981a), I, pp. 88-9. 69 See£AT1094blO-l. 5 10 15 20 25 30 52 Translation constitutions or political power. e. at EN 1179a33-1181b23? Or does Alexander rather mean that the whole of EN is, so to speak, a preface to Pol.? g. Aristotle, Pol. 1290b38-1291a8 (cf. Plato, Rep. 552A). 1 The goal of the Analytics1 First, to say about what and of what the inquiry is: it is about demonstration and demonstrative science.

The words are not uncommon in a non-technical sense, where they denote the setting out of a term or a proposition or a problem. And we use 'set out'. But there is also an important technical usage (but not, strictly speaking, a technical sense): one of the methods of analysing or 112 For the fifth, antitithenai, see below, p. 26. See below, p. 30. 114 See 24,18 note. 115 We retain 'set out' for the verbs in this usage. The translation is adequate. But there is no corresponding noun; hence for ekthesis in this usage we have adopted the traditional Latinism 'exposition'.

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