Tag: aristotle

38 Does happiness motivate every action? 2011-06-22T23:50:23.290

24 Is infinite regress of causation possible? Is infinite regress of causation necessary? 2013-03-25T15:28:03.163

23 Why is Aristotle's objection not considered a resolution to Zeno's paradox? 2015-08-11T22:55:24.713

17 Is there any worth—other than historical—to reading Aristotle's works on logic? 2018-10-15T20:41:24.990

17 Why did the mid-19th century and earlier thinkers fixate on one-place predicates? 2020-09-15T20:20:09.673

16 Why would Aristotle argue that "a mechanic or a mercantile life" is "ignoble and inimical to virtue"? 2011-12-13T06:30:03.470

16 Are mathematical suppositions of physical theories determined uniquely according to Aristotle and Plato? 2014-09-22T16:24:36.730

15 What can be skipped in Aristotle? 2014-05-08T21:15:26.367

14 Does science reject Aristotle's final cause? 2011-12-14T21:07:16.290

14 Is transubstantiation faithfully Aristotelian? 2015-02-09T17:35:55.997

14 Why is Russell so critical of Aristotle? 2015-04-14T16:44:28.927

14 Does Aristotle ever explicitly refer to man as a "rational animal"? 2017-04-27T15:06:46.497

13 Is there a correct or better order to read Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates? 2011-10-21T16:07:38.400

13 What is the difference between Law of Excluded Middle and Law of Non Contradiction? 2011-12-14T01:25:05.403

13 Was Aristotle an Empiricist? 2011-12-16T17:42:04.767

12 Does thermal time hypothesis finally resolve Zeno's paradox? 2011-12-13T08:16:17.787

12 Does having a positive teleology require an entity that has intention exist? 2011-12-15T19:52:22.453

12 Are infinities in physics (or in any other materalist philosophy) actually possible? 2014-09-24T00:31:28.213

11 What are some alternative readings of Aristotle's remark "O my friends, there is no friend"? 2011-12-13T13:54:05.093

11 Why was Socratic epistemology diminished? 2012-07-15T07:02:31.240

11 Do all epistemologies suffer from the "regress of justifications" problem? 2016-10-14T17:27:59.333

10 What were the government ideals for the Socrates and Aristotle? 2011-10-31T15:50:00.433

10 How well did Aristotle feel his belief in the eternity of the universe was established? 2012-02-23T07:15:04.537

10 Is there a difference between the concepts of reality and existence in Aristotle's philosophy? 2012-07-29T18:37:49.620

9 Was Aristotle aware of Buddha's teachings? 2011-12-14T00:13:43.643

9 What is the best order to read Aristotle in? 2014-11-26T05:07:14.673

9 Is Aristotle's resolution of Zeno's paradoxes vindicated by motion in the intuitionistic continuum? 2015-12-02T08:49:37.833

9 Do I need to read The Organon to understand Aristotle's philosophy? 2017-01-14T21:09:25.873

9 Why isn't humanistic logic taught in schools any more? 2017-11-10T08:53:25.920

9 Why were Kant's categories used in the mathematical category theory? 2018-02-18T22:59:45.903

8 What philosophical reason did Al-Jahiz give for preferring Aristotle to the Qur'an? 2011-12-18T17:36:25.957

8 Why does Nietzsche say in the Antichrist that Aristotle "saw in pity a sickly and dangerous state of mind"? 2012-02-05T22:13:05.303

8 What is the best order to read Aristotle's thought? 2012-02-23T17:37:34.883

8 Was Hobbes a natural law theorist? 2012-08-08T20:41:40.053

8 Did the early greek philosophers, including Plato and Aristotle make use of the Jewish scriptures just as much as writings from India and Egypt? 2014-10-10T20:23:16.720

8 Who first proposed the homogeneity of physical law? 2015-08-14T20:06:19.470

8 In Aristotle, What does it mean for something to be predicated? 2016-08-09T13:21:35.100

8 Pascal's cœur = Aristotle νόος = Scholastics' intellectus? Pascal's raison = Aristotle's ἐπιστήμη = Scholastics' scientia? 2018-05-03T15:33:19.033

8 Why bother with anything else besides Aristotle's syllogistic logic? 2021-02-25T06:11:38.350

7 Modern research on the subjectivity of sense-impressions, species, and Aristotelian conceptions of the world? 2011-06-08T01:12:54.870

7 Should a philosopher's bigotry affect the interpretation of their work? 2011-12-16T20:08:24.840

7 Did Plato's and Aristotle's backgrounds strongly influence their philosophies? 2012-01-22T19:19:39.280

7 Understanding Aristotle's "Politics" 2014-05-06T10:37:00.173

7 What's the difference between Aristotle's logic and Frege's logic especially with regard to predicates? 2017-05-21T11:24:10.907

7 Where does Aristotle mention inequality and his solution to this? 2017-09-29T17:47:26.493

7 Seeking the Source of an Aristotle quotation 2018-01-22T10:50:49.400

7 Aristotle on unconditional vs universal goods 2018-05-03T04:32:51.187

7 Is actual infinity physical infinity? Or just the axiom of infinity? 2018-06-17T19:14:43.213

7 The concept of eudaimonia 2019-09-04T00:27:53.623

6 Did Aristotle know about non-empirical science? 2011-11-13T10:22:58.620

6 Is Aristotle's "Poetics" the first work of literary criticism? 2011-12-09T13:58:07.750

6 Where does Aristotle's Posterior Analytics disagree with modern philosophy of science? 2012-06-21T19:02:22.950

6 What kind of government did Aristotle consider the best? 2013-04-02T01:14:22.043

6 Is trance music cathartic? 2014-04-09T20:51:50.160

6 Aristotle's Syllogistic and Proofs by Contradiction 2014-05-03T17:21:51.483

6 Is *aition* rendered better as "cause" or "explanation"? 2015-11-18T09:17:29.963

6 What is the relation between calculus and Aristotle's view of infinite divisibility? 2015-11-20T13:01:44.297

6 Does Aristotle inspire late-20th or 21st century physicists? 2015-12-02T12:51:41.170

6 In Aristotelian metaphysics, what are the constraints on what a thing can potentially be? 2015-12-12T04:32:22.783

6 Are there any alternatives to the theory that virtues are the means between two vices? 2015-12-16T20:20:16.173

6 Literal vs. common translations of "Eudaemonia" 2016-02-14T05:41:58.577

6 Aristotle's Metaphysics 2016-02-25T22:18:25.790

6 Is imagination more important than knowledge? 2017-03-02T23:41:33.170

6 Why is it true that anything that changes must be divisible according to Aristotle? 2017-05-26T01:03:50.067

6 According to Aristotle, does an uncontrolled person act voluntarily or counter-voluntarily? 2017-12-05T13:48:02.777

6 What other philosophers I read before taking a class on “being and time” 2018-11-19T04:10:42.287

5 Where does Aristotle mention Aesop's fables? 2011-12-18T17:29:11.703

5 Is contemporary advertising a form of Rhetoric? 2013-08-31T20:03:56.297

5 Is the categorical syllogistic a formal system? 2014-06-18T22:34:41.520

5 Why is it wrong to deduce determinism from a logical law? 2014-12-16T05:32:57.020

5 What is the difference between Aristotle's theory of categories and Russell's theory of types? 2015-01-13T22:22:06.003

5 Please contrast Aristotle's 'material' vs 'formal' aitia 2015-04-15T19:31:01.080

5 How is soul-body hylomorphism different from property dualism? 2015-04-24T16:59:42.990

5 Why did Averroes have a limited impact on Islamic philosophy? 2015-07-17T06:28:21.077

5 Aristotle Politics versus Platos Republic 2015-08-16T13:14:00.313

5 Confusion about Anaximander statement 2015-08-24T09:21:23.053

5 Are variational principles/Heron's principle final causes? 2015-09-05T02:02:56.537

5 What is the difference between correlation and causation? 2016-01-25T02:28:20.463

5 Why did the chicken cross the road? 2016-02-13T23:13:26.447

5 Is conception an Aristotelian efficient, or material cause? 2016-05-24T02:48:34.030

5 How can the soul be a form in Aristotle's metaphysics but continue to exist after the body's destruction? 2016-12-10T12:32:11.280

5 If happiness is relative, why would I want to get more of it? 2016-12-21T16:17:40.927

5 What did Kant mean by the term "category" and did the term change meaning with Hegel? 2017-02-07T17:54:36.430

5 What does Aristotle mean by showing fear in times of boldness? 2017-02-10T21:58:58.010

5 Did Aristotle say "The more you know..." 2017-09-28T22:27:22.397

5 Is reduction to the absurdum to be considered a syllogism? 2017-10-19T10:32:01.570

5 Aristotle's middle point between teleological eliminativists and teleological intentionalists 2018-04-08T13:18:33.247

5 Square of Opposition with percentages? 2018-05-02T17:29:22.437

5 Contextual meaning of a philosophical text 2018-06-22T12:28:12.583

5 The viability of holding a neo-Aristotelian metaphysics? 2018-08-15T17:49:10.380

5 Why isn't differentia just quality in Aristotle? 2020-08-25T15:37:39.363

5 Aristotle on the uselessness of metaphysics 2020-12-06T05:53:09.610

4 Which work by Aristotle features the most references to Euclidean geometry? 2011-12-18T17:21:43.323

4 How do we construe ‘holding his breath for several days’ & understand the suicide of Diogenes? 2012-09-11T04:06:27.483

4 How can categories be derived deductively? 2012-12-01T16:00:20.470

4 Categorical propositions and individuals in Aristotelian term logic 2013-01-18T00:48:14.333

4 Aristotle on the actuality of the soul - problem understanding 'de anima' 2013-05-01T18:21:45.787

4 What did Aristotle mean by λόγος in the phrase «ὁ...κατὰ τοὔνομα λόγος τῆς οὐσίας ἕτερος»? 2013-12-11T02:26:14.760

4 What is Aristotle trying to say here? 2013-12-19T17:32:29.007