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On the Soul

and Other Psychological works

Aristotle
Fred D. Miller, Jr.

May 2018

ISBN: 9780199588213

352 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford World's Classics

Price: £9.99

Aristotle's De Anima (On the Soul) is one of the great classics of philosophy. Aristotle examines the nature of the soul-sense-perception, imagination, cognition, emotion, and desire, including, memory, dreams, and processes such as nutrition, growth, and death.

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Aristotle's De Anima (On the Soul) is one of the great classics of philosophy. Aristotle examines the nature of the soul-sense-perception, imagination, cognition, emotion, and desire, including, memory, dreams, and processes such as nutrition, growth, and death.

  • This volume brings together all of Aristotle's psychological works along with ancient testimony concerning lost works for the first time in over eighty years
  • A new consistent English translation based on the most reliable critical editions and recent scholarly research
  • A new translations which strives to reflect Aristotle's style, to be clear and accessible, and to avoid such impediments to the general reader as unnecessary scholastic jargon and latinized syntax
  • Invaluable introduction examines the central place of the soul in Aristotle's philosophical system, the unifying themes of his psychological theory, his distinctive methodology, and his continuing relevance for modern philosophy and psychology

About the Author(s)

Aristotle

Fred D. Miller, Jr., Research Professor in the Department of Philosophy and the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom at the University of Arizona at Tucson, and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University

Fred D. Miller, Jr. is Research Professor in the Department of Philosophy and the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom at the University of Arizona at Tucson, and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University. He is also an executive editor of the journal Social Philosophy & Policy . He was a former president of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy. He is the author Nature, Justice, and Rights in Aristotle's Politics , and has co-edited collections including A Companion to Aristotle's Politics, Reason and Analysis in Ancient Greek Philosophy , and A History of Philosophy of Law from the Ancient Greeks to the Scholastics . He is currently at work on a book on ancient Greek concepts of the soul from Homer to Aristotle.

Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Note on the Translation
    On the Soul
    On Perception, On Memory, and On Sleep
    On Dreams, On Prophecy, On Length, On Youth, Fragments, Hymn to Hermias
    Explanatory Notes
    Index

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