Oxford University Press (1996)

Authors
Stephen Everson
University of York
Abstract
Everson presents a comprehensive new study of Aristotle's account of perception and related mental capacities. Recent debate about Aristotle's theory of mind has focused on this account, which is Aristotle's most sustained and detailed attempt to describe and explain the behavior of living things. Everson places this account in the context of Aristotle's natural science as a whole, showing how Aristotle applies the explanatory tools he developed in other works to the study of perceptual cognition.
Keywords Perception (Philosophy History
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 1997, 1999
Buy this book $25.59 used (64% off)   $64.12 new (11% off)   $72.00 from Amazon    Amazon page
Call number B491.P38.E94 1997
ISBN(s) 0198238630   9780198238638   9780198236290   0198236298
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 63,285
External links

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
Chapters BETA
Perceptual Content

Everson examines Aristotle's use of the term empeiria, particularly as it appears in Metaphysics I.1 and Posterior Analytics II.19. Empeiria is usually translated as ‘experience’, but Everson argues that it ought to be interpreted as ‘an acquired perceptual concept’. Such concepts are invo... see more

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Aristotle on Attention.Elena Cagnoli Fiecconi - forthcoming - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie.
Aristotle on Sounds.Mark A. Johnstone - 2013 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 21 (5):631-48.
Aristotle on the Perception of Universals.Marc Gasser-Wingate - 2019 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 27 (3):446-467.

View all 36 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles

On Disagreement About Perception.Kenneth M. Sayre - 1964 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 7 (1-4):143 – 162.
Aristotle's Notion of Experience.Pavel Gregorić & Filip Grgić - 2006 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 88 (1):1-30.
Aristotle on the Sense Organs (Review). [REVIEW]J. A. Towey - 1999 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 119:192-193.
Aristotle: The Power of Perception.DEBORAH K. W. MODRAK - 1987 - University of Chicago Press.
Aristotle on Perception. [REVIEW]Jonathan Barnes - 1999 - The Classical Review 49 (01):120-122.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
115 ( #92,976 of 2,448,642 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
3 ( #226,034 of 2,448,642 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes