Substance After Aristotle

Christopher Stead

in Divine Substance

Published in print June 1977 | ISBN: 9780198266303
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191683015 | DOI:
Substance After Aristotle

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the decline of Aristotelianism by the time Christian writers took an interest in philosophy. It sketches the relevant features of Stoicism, in view of its influence on the thought of the early Christian period. It discusses how Christian writers were incapable of applying either Aristotelian or Stoic theories in a consistent manner.

Keywords: Aristotle; categories; Stoicism; substance

Chapter.  8482 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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