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The powers of Aristotle's soul /

by Johansen, Thomas Kjeller, autore .
Series: Oxford Aristotle studies : Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012Description: 302 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780199658435; 9780198728993.
Contents:
1: Circumscribing the soul : De Anima 1.1 and 2.1. -- 2: Towards a scientific definition of the soul : DA II.2 -- 3: Parts and unity in the definition of the soul. -- 4: The definition of dunamis. -- 5: The priority of the objects over the capacities of the soul. -- 6: The importance of nutrition. -- 7: The soul as an efficient cause. -- 8: The matter of the soul's activities. -- 9: The perceptual capacity extended. -- 10: Phantasia. -- 11: The intellect and the limits of naturalism. -- 12: The locomotive capacity. -- 13: The descent from definition : the capacities of the soul applied. -- 14: The capacities in the parts and lives of animals.
Content advice: Thomas Kjeller Johansen presents a new account of Aristotle's major work on psychology, the De Anima. He argues that Aristotle explains a variety of psychological phenomena by reference to the soul's capacities, and considers how Aristotle adopts and adapts this theory in his later works.
Item type Location Call number Copy Status Notes Date due
Books Books Dip. Filosofia TD 815.11 (Browse shelf) Copy 001 Available Paperback ed. 2015.

Bibliogr. p. [287]-291.

1: Circumscribing the soul : De Anima 1.1 and 2.1. -- 2: Towards a scientific definition of the soul : DA II.2 -- 3: Parts and unity in the definition of the soul. -- 4: The definition of dunamis. -- 5: The priority of the objects over the capacities of the soul. -- 6: The importance of nutrition. -- 7: The soul as an efficient cause. -- 8: The matter of the soul's activities. -- 9: The perceptual capacity extended. -- 10: Phantasia. -- 11: The intellect and the limits of naturalism. -- 12: The locomotive capacity. -- 13: The descent from definition : the capacities of the soul applied. -- 14: The capacities in the parts and lives of animals.

Thomas Kjeller Johansen presents a new account of Aristotle's major work on psychology, the De Anima. He argues that Aristotle explains a variety of psychological phenomena by reference to the soul's capacities, and considers how Aristotle adopts and adapts this theory in his later works.

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