By Martha C. Nussbaum,Amélie Oksenberg Rorty

Bringing jointly a bunch of exceptional new essays on Aristotle's De Anima, this e-book covers themes equivalent to the relation among soul and physique, sense-perception, mind's eye, reminiscence, wish, and concept, which current the philosophical substance of Aristotle's perspectives to the trendy reader. The members write with philosophical subtlety and wide-ranging scholarship, finding their interpretations firmly in the context of Aristotle's concept as a whole.

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