By Michael J. Griffin
In this learn, Michael Griffin builds on previous paintings to reconstruct the fragments of the earliest commentaries at the treatise, and illuminates the earliest arguments for Aristotle's method of good judgment because the beginning of upper schooling. Griffin argues that Andronicus of Rhodes performed a serious position within the different types' upward push to prominence, and that his motivations for curiosity within the textual content may be recovered. the quantity additionally tracks Platonic and Stoic debate over the Categories,
and indicates purposes for its adoption into the mainstream of either schools.
Covering the interval from the 1st century BCE to the 3rd century CE, the amount specializes in person philosophers whose perspectives will be recovered from later, more often than not Neoplatonic resources, together with Andronicus of Rhodes, Eudorus of Alexandria, Pseudo-Archytas, Lucius, Nicostratus, Athenodorus, and Cornutus.
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Aristotle's Categories in the Early Roman Empire (Oxford Classical Monographs) by Michael J. Griffin