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Back to After Aristotle

Over the past weeks and months life has placed some obstacles, not at all dangerous, but quite demanding, in front of my devoting the kind of time and effort to After Aristotle that a properly run blog requires. Those obstacles … Continue reading

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A Note on Metaphysics, in Partial Response to Peter Hacker’s “Why Study Philosophy?”

0. In “Why study philosophy?,” a note posted to his Leiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog, Brian Leiter points us to an article, also bearing the title, “Why Study Philosophy,” posted at iai news* and written by Peter Hacker, Emeritus research … Continue reading

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Theories of Knowledge and Theories of (Linguistic) Representation in Parallel Outline 3

0. In the previous posts in this series, conveniently listed in the one immediately preceding this one, I have spelled out parallel sets of defining theses of some fundamental theories of knowledge, on the one hand, and theories of, first, … Continue reading

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Theories of Knowledge and Theories of (Linguistic) Representation in Parallel Outline 2

0. In my post of December 30, 2013, “Theories of Knowledge and Theories of Linguistic Representation in Parallel Outline 1,” having been inspired to do so by some passages in the “Introduction to Theory and Criticism” of The Norton Anthology of … Continue reading

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Averroes’ Middle Commentary on Aristotle’s Poetics is available.

I just discovered that Averroes’ Middle Commentary on Aristotle’s Poetics is available through one of the sellers accessible via Amazon.com, for only $4,562. And it’s for the hardcover at that.

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The Beginnings of a Neo-Aristotelian Critique of the Aristotelian Philosophy of Mathematics

0. The purpose of the present post is to take a first step in spelling out the “neo-Aristotelian,” as its tagline characterizes it, point of view motivating this blog. First, the “Aristotelian” of the “neo-Aristotelian” remains apt, despite the “neo.” … Continue reading

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Reading Alain Badiou’s Being and Event 5: Pluth on the Subject of Ontology

0. For all too many weeks now I have been kept away from posting by an upwelling of a variety of matters needing attention, some taken on willingly and some, well, not so much. They have not, however, quite kept … Continue reading

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Durant, Burgess-Jackson, (Richard John Neuhaus,) and the Thesis That Religion is the Basis of Morality

The contingency of the future set aside, an explanation of my prolonged absence from posting will soon be forthcoming. In anticipation, however, of a return to active blogging, I want to ask a question occasioned by Keith Burgess-Jackson’s post, “Will Durant … Continue reading

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Introduction

The aim of After Aristotle is that of promoting and engaging in serious philosophical discussion from the point of view of a Neo-Aristotelian philosophical perspective. This philosophical perspective is one that, as suggested by the blog title, is in some central theses … Continue reading

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