Early Modern Aristotle

Early Modern Aristotle

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A reassessment of how the legacy of ancient philosophy functioned in early modern Europe

In his Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle affirms that despite his friendship with Plato, he was a better friend of the truth. With this statement, he rejected his teacher's authority, implying that the pursuit of philosophy does not entail any such obedience. Yet over the centuries Aristotle himself became the authority par excellence in the Western world, and even notorious anti-Aristotelians… (more)

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Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (May 01, 2020)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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