Terence Irwin

in Aristotle's First Principles

Published in print April 1990 | ISBN: 9780198242901
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597770 | DOI:

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks


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This chapter discusses some of the main claims of this volume and the questions that they raise. It covers Aristotle’s silences or his refusal to discuss certain issues at length, the treatment of Aristotle’s early and late works, the uses of strong dialectic, systematic philosophy in Aristotle, metaphysics, and defences of Aristotle.

Keywords: Aristotle; dialectic; metaphysics

Chapter.  7663 words. 

Subjects: Ancient Philosophy

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