On Aristotle Categories (Ancient Commentators on Aristotle)
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|Format: ||Paperback, 191 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 18 January 2013|
Porphyry (AD 232/3 - C.305) is of crucial importance for the history of Aristotelian studies. Born in Tyre and a student of Plotinus in Rome, he later defended Aristotle's Categories against Plotinus, arguing that they were entirely compatible with Platonism. His intervention was decisive: the Categories became a basic textbook of logic for all subsequent Neoplatonist teaching and influenced both the Arabic and Western Traditions. Boethius drew heavily on Porphyry's treatment. The full commentary is lost, but a shorter version survives and is translated here.
Table of Contents
Preface Introduction Textual Emendations TRANSLATION Notes Bibliography English-Greek Glossary Greek-English Index Index of Passages Cited Subject Index
Porphyry (AD 232/3 - C.305) is of crucial importance for the history of Aristotelian studies.
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Steven K. Strange is Professor of Philosophy at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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