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Themistius: On Aristotle Metaphysics 12

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Informationen zum Autor Yoav Meyrav is a Research Associate at the University of Hamburg! Germany. The first English translation of the only surviving commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics , Book 12, accompanied by extensive commentary notes, introduction and indexes. Zusammenfassung This is the only commentary on Aristotle's theological work! Metaphysics ! Book 12! to survive from the first six centuries CE - the heyday of ancient Greek commentary on Aristotle. Though the Greek text itself is lost! a full English translation is presented here for the first time! based on Arabic versions of the Greek and a Hebrew version of the Arabic. In his commentary Themistius offers an extensive re-working of Aristotle! confirming that the first principle of the universe is indeed Aristotle's God as intellect! not the intelligibles thought by God. The identity of intellect with intelligibles had been omitted by Aristotle in Metaphysics 12! but is suggested in his Physics 3.3 and On the Soul 3! and later by Plotinus. Laid out here in an accessible translation and accompanied by extensive commentary notes! introduction and indexes! the work will be of interest for students and scholars of Neoplatonist philosophy! ancient metaphysics! and textual transmission. Inhaltsverzeichnis Translator's Acknowledgements ConventionsIntroduction Textual Emendations TranslationNotesBibliographyEnglish-Hebrew-Arabic Glossary Hebrew-Arabic-English IndexArabic-Hebrew-English IndexSubject Index

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Authors Carlos Fraenkel, Yoav Meyrav
Assisted by Michael Griffin (Editor), Yoav Meyrav (Editor), Richard Sorabji (Editor), Carlos (Mcgill University Fraenkel (Translation), Yoav Meyrav (Translation), Yoav (University of Hamburg Meyrav (Translation)
Publisher Bloomsbury Academic
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 12.11.2020
EAN 9781350127241
ISBN 978-1-350-12724-1
No. of pages 200
Series Ancient Commentators on Aristotle
Ancient Commentators on Aristo
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Philosophy > General, dictionaries

PHILOSOPHY / Mind & Body, Metaphysik und Ontologie, PHILOSOPHY / Metaphysics, Philosophy, PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical

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