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  1. Frank A. Lewis (2013). How Aristotle Gets by in Metaphysics Zeta. Oxford University Press.
    Frank A. Lewis presents a close study of book Zeta of Aristotle's Metaphysics, one of his most dense and controversial texts, commonly understood to contain his deepest thoughts on the definition of substance and related metaphysical issues. Lewis argues that Aristotle returns to the causal view of primary substance from his Posterior Analytics.
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  2. Frank A. Lewis (2011). “Predication, Things, and Kinds in Aristotle's Metaphysics”. Phronesis 56 (4):350-387.
    What in Aristotle corresponds, in whole or (more likely) in part, to our contemporary notion of predication? This paper sketches counterparts in Aristotle's text to our theories of expression and of truth, and on this basis inquires into his treatment of sentences assigning an individual to its kinds. In some recent accounts, the Metaphysics offers a fresh look at such sentences in terms of matter and form, in contrast to the simpler theory on offer in the Categories . I argue (...)
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  3. Frank A. Lewis (2009). Parmenides' Modal Fallacy. Phronesis 54 (1):1-8.
    In his great poem, Parmenides uses an argument by elimination to select the correct "way of inquiry" from a pool of two, the ways of is and of is not , joined later by a third, "mixed" way of is and is not . Parmenides' first two ways are soon given modal upgrades - is becomes cannot not be , and is not becomes necessarily is not (B2, 3-6) - and these are no longer contradictories of one another. And is (...)
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  4. Frank A. Lewis (2008). What's the Matter with Prime Matter. Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 34:123-146.
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  5. Frank A. Lewis (2005). A Nose by Any Other Name: Sameness, Substitution, and Essence in Metaphysics Z 5. Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 28:161-91.
     
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  6. Frank A. Lewis (2005). A Nose by Any Other Name: Sameness, Substitution, and Essence in Aristotle's Metaphysics Z5. In David Sedley (ed.), Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy Xxviii: Summer 2005. OUP Oxford
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  7. Frank A. Lewis (2004). Aristotle on the Homonymy of Being. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 68 (1):1–36.
    The topic of homonymy, especially the variety of homonymy that has gone under the title, “focal meaning,” is of fundamental importance to large portions of Aristotle’s work-not to mention its central place in the ongoing controversies between Aristotle and Plato. It is quite astonishing, therefore, that the topic should have gone so long without a book-length treatment. And it is all the more gratifying that the new book on homonymy by Christopher Shields should be so comprehensive, and of such uniformly (...)
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  8. Frank A. Lewis (2004). Review: A Map of Metaphysics Zeta. [REVIEW] Mind 113 (449):158-164.
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  9. Frank A. Lewis (2000). A Hitchhiker's Guide to Metaphysics Zeta. Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy 15:101-28.
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  10. Frank A. Lewis (1999). Colloquium 4. Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 15 (1):101-128.
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  11. Frank A. Lewis (1996). Self-Knowledge in Aristotle. Topoi 15 (1):39-58.
  12. Frank A. Lewis & Robert Bolton (eds.) (1996). Form, Matter, and Mixture in Aristotle. Blackwell Publishers.
  13. Frank A. Lewis (1995). Aristotle on the Unity of Substance. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 76 (3-4):222-265.
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  14. Frank A. Lewis (1995). Substance, Predication, and Unity in Aristotle. Ancient Philosophy 15 (2):521-549.
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  15. Frank A. Lewis (1993). Biologie, logique et métaphysique chez Aristote (review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 31 (4):623-625.
  16. Frank A. Lewis (1991). Substance and Predication in Aristotle. Cambridge University Press.
    This book takes up the central themes of Aristotle's metaphysical theory and the various transformations they undergo prior to their full expression in the Metaphysics. Aristotle's metaphysics is bedevilled by classic puzzles involving such notions as form, predication, universal, and substance, which result from his attempt to adapt the various requirements on primary substance developed in his earlier works so that they fit the very different metaphysical picture in his later work. Professor Lewis argues that Aristotle is himself aware of (...)
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  17. Frank A. Lewis (1988). Teleology and Material/Efficient Causes in Aristotle. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 69 (1):54.
     
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  18. Frank A. Lewis (1984). What is Aristotle's Theory of Essence? Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Supplementary Volume 10:89.
     
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  19. Frank A. Lewis (1982). Accidental Sameness in Aristotle. Philosophical Studies 42 (1):1 - 36.
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  20. Frank A. Lewis (1981). Knowledge and the Eyewitness: Plato "Theaetetus" 201 a-C. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 11 (2):185 - 197.
  21. Frank A. Lewis (1979). Parmenides on Separation and the Knowability of the Forms: Plato Parmenides 133a Ff. Philosophical Studies 35 (2):105 - 127.
  22. Frank A. Lewis (1973). Foul Play in Platos Aviary: "Theaetetus" 195B Ff. Phronesis 18:262.
     
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  23. Frank A. Lewis (1973). Two Paradoxes in the Theaetetus. In J. M. E. Maravcsik (ed.), Patterns in Plato's Thought. Dordrecht,Reidel 123--149.
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