The Soul and its Instrumental Body: A Reinterpretation of Aristotle's Philosophy of Living Nature

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BRILL, Mar 25, 2003 - History - 438 pages
Aristotle's definition of the soul should be interpreted as: 'the soul is the entelechy of a natural body that serves as its instrument'. The theory of a fine-corporeal body makes it much easier to understand Aristotle's position between Plato and the Stoics . This correction puts paid to all theories about a development in Aristotle's thought.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
CHAPTER ONE ARISTOTLES PSYCHOLOGY RECONSIDERED
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CHAPTER TWO THE MODERN DEBATE ON ARISTOTLES PSYCHOLOGY
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CHAPTER THREE PNEUMA AS THE ORGANON OF THE SOUL IN DE MOTU ANIMALIUM
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CHAPTER FOUR WHAT BODY IS SUITABLE FOR RECEIVING THE SOUL DE ANIMA I 3 407b 1326?
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CHAPTER FIVE ARISTOTLES NEW PSYCHOLOGY IN DE ANIMA II 12
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CHAPTER SIX THE SOUL IN ITS INSTRUMENTAL BODY LIKE THE SAILOR IN HIS SHIP DE ANIMA II 1 413A89
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CHAPTER SEVEN ARISTOTLES PROBLEMS WITH THE STANDARD PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES
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THE CONSEQUENCES OF REINTERPRETING THE PSYCHOLOGY OF DE ANIMA
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CHAPTER THIRTEEN THE INFORMATION ON ARISTOTLES EUDEMUS
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CHAPTER FOURTEEN THE FIFTH ELEMENT AS THE SUBSTANCE OF THE SOUL
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CHAPTER FIFTEENTHE COMPARISON OF THE STEERSMAN AND HIS SHIP IN ARISTOTLES LOST WORKS AND ELSEWHERE
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CHAPTER SIXTEEN THE SOULS BONDAGE ACCORDING TO A LOST WORK BY ARISTOTLE
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CHAPTER SEVENTEEN THE INTEGRATION OF THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ARISTOTLES EUDEMUS ΑΝΌ HIS DE ANIMA
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CHAPTER EIGHTEEN FINAL CONSIDERATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS
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BIBLIOGRAPHY
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CHAPTER EIGHT THE ROLE OF VITAL HEAT AND PNEUMA IN DE GENERATIONE ANIMALIUM
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THE RELATION OF SOUL TO THE BODYTHAT RECEIVES SOUL IN ARISTOTLES DE LONGITUDINEETBREVTTATE VTTAE 23
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CHAPTER TEN PNEUMA AND THE THEORY OF SOUL IN DE MUNDO
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HOW DID ARISTOTLE RELATE THE INTELLECT WHICH IS NOT BOUND UP WITH SÔMA TO THE SOUL WHICH IS ALWAYS CONNECT...
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