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De Anima M. Durrant

De Anima

M. Durrant

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ISBN : 9780415053402
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Aristotles De Anima in focus presents an amended version of R.D. Hicks classic translation of Aristotles De Anima Books 2-3, with pertinent extracts from Book 1, together with an introduction and six papers by prominent internationalMoreAristotles De Anima in focus presents an amended version of R.D. Hicks classic translation of Aristotles De Anima Books 2-3, with pertinent extracts from Book 1, together with an introduction and six papers by prominent international Aristotelian scholars. Michael Durrant brings together up-to-date discussions of Aristotles De Anima, examining central topics such as the nature of perception, perception and thought, thinking and the intellect, the nature of the soul and the relation between body and soul. These papers draw attention to the importance and value of Aristotles original contributions both to these topics and to philosophical psychology in general. They show the relevance of Aristotles ancient classical philosophy to contemporary philosophical debate. This book also examines the key issues of Aristotles thesis and aims to demonstrate its enduring significance. The De Anima is placed within a wider Aristotelian framework, and also within a more comprehensive structure, as a contribution to philosophical development and advance.