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Autor: Johann A. Scherzer
ISBN-13: 9783884051146
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 268
Gewicht: 386 g
Format: 210x150x16 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Introduction
Title I: On Being, Essence, and Non-being 38
Title II: On Act and Potency 68
Title III: On Cause and Effect 91
Title IV: On Matter 112
Title V: On Form 130
Title VI: On the Abstract and the Concrete 136
Title VII: On the Final Cause 150
Title VIII: On Action and Passion 165
Title IX: On the Simple, the Composite, the Whole and the Parts 179
Title X: On Genus and Species 191
Title XI: On Difference 205
Title XII: On Definition 211
Title XIII: On Division and Distribution 217
Title XIV: On Subject and Accident 220
Title XV: On Comparisons 231
Title XVI: On the Same and the Diverse 234
Title XVII: On Opposites 238
Title XVIII: On the True and the False 246
Title XIX: On Propositions 249
John Adam Scherzer's Axiomata Resoluta is a remarkably complete enumeration and defense of core principles of Scholastic Philosophy. It is somewhat like Aquinas's celebrated On Being and Essence but is broader in scope and arguably clearer in statement. Anyone who is somewhat puzzled by things Aquinas says about the relations of genera to species and of specific essences to individuals, as well as about the ways in which genera and species are both like and unlike form and matter, will profit from a careful reading of the Axiomata. The work brings out, in a particularly luminous way, the centrality of the notions of potency and act to all Scholastic Philosophy, and shows that the Schoolmen, though realists and essentialists, were well aware of the fact that humans can come to know something about the essences of things only in a round about and imperfect way. Leibniz scholars will be particularly interested in it since, at several points, it indicates the ways in which Scherzer's thought may have influenced Leibniz, Scherzer's pupil at Leipzig. These are discussed in the introduction to the translation and in several of its explanatory notes.
Autor: Johann A. Scherzer
ワbersetzung von: John Kronen, Jeremiah Reedy
Kronen, JohnJohn Kronen is Professor of Philosophy at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota. He is the author of a number of articles in the areas of Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Religion, and the co-author, with Eric Reitan, of God's Final Victory: A Comparative Philosophical Case for Universalism, London: Bloomsbury, 2013.

Reedy, Jeremiah
Jeremiah Reedy is Emeritus Professor of Classics at Macalaster College in St. Paul, Minnesota. He specializes in textual criticism and Indo-European linguistics. He is the author of a number of articles on aspects of Greek Philosophy, and is the co-translator, with John Kronen of Suarez's On the Formal Cause of Substance: Metaphysical Disputation XV, Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2000, and of Selections from Suarez's De Anima, Munich: Philosophia Verlag, 2012.
Autor: Johann A. Scherzer
ISBN-13:: 9783884051146
ISBN: 3884051148
Verlag: Philosophia
Gewicht: 386g
Seiten: 268
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 210x150x16 mm