By Edward Feser
Aristotle on strategy and Metaphysics is a suite of latest and state-of-the-art essays by means of well-known Aristotle students and Aristotelian philosophers on subject matters in ontology, causation, modality, essentialism, the metaphysics of existence, usual theology, and medical and philosophical method. although grounded in cautious exegesis of Aristotle's writings, the amount goals to illustrate the ongoing relevance of Aristotelian rules to modern philosophical debate.
The individuals are Robert Bolton, Stephen Boulter, David Charles, Edward Feser, Lloyd Gerson, Gyula Klima, Kathrin Koslicki, E. J. Lowe, Fred D. Miller, Jr., David S. Oderberg, Christopher Shields, Allan Silverman, Tuomas Tahko, and Stephen Williams.
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A Curious Turn in Metaphysics Gamma: Protagoras and Strong Denial of the Principle of Non-Contradiction,” Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 85, 107–30. —— 2004. “On the Use and Abuse of Non-Contradiction: Aristotle’s Critique of Protagoras and Heraclitus in Metaphysics Gamma 5,” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 26: 213–39. 3 The Aporetic Method and the Defense of Immodest Metaphysics Stephen Boulter 1 Introduction Do metaphysical questions have answers that are (i) truth-apt, (ii) nontrivial, (iii) tractable, but (iv) not provided by the sciences?
Consequently, one cannot claim to derive a metaphysics from science for one’s metaphysics determines which scientific theories one adopts. It is time to gather the fruit of this section. The detractors of etaphysics as traditionally conceived fall into roughly three categom ries: (a) Those who think the philosophical enterprise can be prosecuted without recourse to metaphysical reflection; (b) those who deny its possibility; and (c) those who claim that we can arrive at warranted metaphysical claims but not thanks to the efforts of metaphysicians qua metaphysicians but thanks to the sciences.
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