Tag Archives: Principle of Excluded Middle

Aquinas on the First Principles 1

Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.) Walt Whitman, “Song of Myself” 0. This post is the fourth in a series dedicated to a sustained reading of and commentary upon Thomas … Continue reading

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The Principle of Metaphysical Realism

0. This post is the third in a series dedicated to a sustained reading of and commentary upon Aquinas’s Commentary on the Metaphysics of Aristotle. In the immediately previous post, I spelled out and then criticized one of the very … 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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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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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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