“None of the arts that gives proofs about some nature is interrogative”: Questions and Aristotle's concept of science
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Modern interpreters have often regarded Aristotle’s Posterior Analytics as a mystery, or even a bit of an embarrassment. In his treatises on natural science and ethics, Aristotle is constantly concerned to review the opinions of his predecessors and of people in general; where appropriate, he also takes note of experiential observations, some of them highly specialized. However, the traditional view of the Posterior Analytics is that it advances an almost Cartesian picture of sciences as deductive systems founded on intuitively evident first premises. How are these to be reconciled?
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
D. A. Rees (1950). Aristotle's Analytics W. D. Ross: Aristotle's Prior and Posterior Analytics. A Revised Text with Introduction and Commentary. Pp. X + 690. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1949. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 64 (3-4):114-116.
Aldo Antonelli (2000). Virtuous Circles. In Anil Gupta & Andre Chapuis (eds.), Circularity, Definition, and Truth. Indian Council of Philosophical Research
Paloma Pérez-Ilzarbe (2009). Definition and Demonstration: Aristotle, Averroes, Grosseteste. In A. C. Storck (ed.), In Aristotelis Analytica Posteriora - Estudos acerca da recepção medieval dos Segundos Analíticos. Linus Editores
Aristotle (1994). Posterior Analytics. Clarendon Press.
A. W. Price (1978). The Posterior Analytics Jonathan Barnes: Aristotle's Posterior Analytics. (Clarendon Aristotle Series.) Pp. Xix + 277. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 28 (01):86-87.
Gail Fine (2010). Aristotle's Two Worlds: Posterior Analytics 1.33. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 110 (3pt3):323-46.
Mariska Leunissen (2010). Aristotle's Syllogistic Model of Knowledge and the Biological Sciences: Demonstrating Natural Processes. Apeiron 43 (2-3):31-60.
James G. Lennox (1994). Putting Philosophy of Science to the Test: The Case of Aristotle's Biology. PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1994:239 - 247.
Mariska Leunissen (2010). Explanation and Teleology in Aristotle's Science of Nature. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads663 ( #1,266 of 1,938,720 )
Recent downloads (6 months)81 ( #4,382 of 1,938,720 )
How can I increase my downloads?