By Michel Crubellier,André Laks

9 prime students of historical philosophy from Europe, the united kingdom, and North the USA supply a scientific learn of e-book Beta of Aristotle's Metaphysics. The paintings takes the shape of a chain of aporiai or 'difficulties' which Aristotle provides as priceless issues of engagement when you desire to reach knowledge. the subjects comprise causation, substance, structure, homes, predicates, and customarily the ontology of either the perishable and the
imperishable international. each one contributor discusses one or of those aporiai in series: the result's a discursive remark in this seminal textual content of Western philosophy.

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