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B.A. Breen

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1938– ),

born St Arnaud, Victoria, is a teacher in the Victorian Education Department. He has published two books of verse, Behind My Eyes (1968), inter im (1973, a tiny pamphlet)...

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Lessons From <i>Euthyphro</i> 10A–11B

Matthew Evans.

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy

July 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Philosophy. 17333 words.

One of Plato's favorite targets, from dialogue to dialogue, is the broadly Protagorean view that the facts about how we should live are grounded in our best beliefs about how we should...

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History and Dialectic in Metaphysics A 3 History and Dialectic in Metaphysics A 3 <i>Metaphysics</i> A 3, 983<sup>a</sup>24–4<sup>b</sup>8

Rachel Barney.

in Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha

July 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Philosophy. 18927 words.

This chapter discusses Metaphysics A.3, 983a24-4b8, in which Aristotle proposes to examine the first principles [archai] of his Presocratic predecessors in terms of his own theory of the...

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The Next Principle’ The Next Principle’ <i>Metaphysics</i> A 3–4, 984<sup>b</sup>8–985<sup>b</sup>22

Gâbor Betegh.

in Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha

July 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Philosophy. 18791 words.

This chapter examines the way Aristotle describes in A 3–4 (984b8–985a29) the reasons and motivations, which, on his interpretation, lead his predecessors to introduce a new type of...

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: The Antinomy of Pure Reason Section Nine (A515–67/B543–95)

Henry E. Allison.

in Essays on Kant

June 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 8865 words.

The aim of this essay is to analyze the ninth section of Kant's chapter on the antinomies in the first Critique (Critique of Pure Reason). Inasmuch as Kant discusses the resolution of all...

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<i>History of Animals</i> I.6 490b7‐491a6: Aristotle's <i>megista genē</i>

Allan Gotthelf.

in Teleology, First Principles, and Scientific Method in Aristotle's Biology

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Philosophy. 7974 words.

This chapter offers a close reading of what is perhaps the most difficult passage in all of HA. The passage introduces seven megista genê (‘very large kinds’) of animals that Aristotle...

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Space, Geometry, and Kant's Transcendental Deduction of the Categories

Thomas C. Vinci.

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Book. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics. 264 pages.

In section 20 in the B edition Deduction, Kant states that his purpose is achieved: to show that all intuitions in general are subject to the categories. The standard reading understands...

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Farrell, Brian Anthony (1912)

James Tartaglia.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 758 words.

B. A. Farrell was born in Plumstead, South Africa on 22 July 1912. He took a BA at the

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Hesse, Mary Brenda (1924)

Margareta Hallberg.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 1847 words.

Mary B. Hesse was born in Reigate on 15 October 1924. She took a Bsc in special mathematics at

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Braithwaite, Richard Bevan (1900–90)

Peter Cave.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 2508 words.

R. B. Braithwaite was born in Banbury on 15 January 1900, into a Quaker family, and died in Cambridge

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Laing, Bertram Mitchell (1887–1960)

George Botterill.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 739 words.

B. M. (‘Bertie’) Laing was born at Newton Premnay, a farm near Aberdeen, on 24 November 1887 and died in

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