Ancient Greek Philosophy 2

Ancient Greek Philosophy 2 - Aristotle Friday, April 01,...

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Aristotle: Categories Wednesday, March 23, 2011 1:55 PM Three main philosophical groupings of the Era (not Aristotle's) Logic Terms/concepts Propositions (affirmations and denials) Syllogisms or inferences Argument (rhetoric) Physics Psychology Biology Meteorology Cosmology Ethics Ethics Politics Aristotle Organon (how to reason properly) De interpretatione- sentence true/false understanding statement Analytics Prior-syllogism Posterior- Topics- how to make argument Appendix- sophistic refutations Types or Genera of Being Being is no univocal Being is not genus Being is said in many ways Different types or genera of being
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Unformatted text preview: Aristotle Friday, April 01, 2011 1:59 PM Posterior Analytics 2 Episteme- circle, infinite regress? First principle Arche-starting point, where everything originates Nous intuitive knowledge (direct/immediate knowledge) Axioms Excluded middle, etc. Most basic known to all: law of non-contradiction : nothing can be and not be at the same time and same respect. Theses Metaphysics 1 After the physical works Ontology-existence 2 parts General First philosophy (ontology) Special Theology First being, highest, unique Greater vital heat More articulate, perfection, etc....
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course PHIL 210 taught by Professor Rheins during the Spring '11 term at UNC.

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