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Author LinkAlexander,of Aphrodisias.
Uniform Title LinkOn the soul. English
Title LinkAlexander of Aphrodisias on the soul. translated, with an introduction and commentary, by Victor Caston. Part I, Soul as form of the body, parts of the soul, nourishment, and perception /
Variant Title Soul as form of the body, parts of the soul, nourishment and perception
Imprint London : Bristol Classical Press, c2012.
Description viii, 248 p. ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Ancient commentators on Aristotle )
Series ( Ancient commentators on Aristotle.)
Language eng grc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-176) and indexes.
Contents Contents: What is the soul’s essence? -- Bodies act and are modified in virtue of non-bodily items -- The demonstration that the soul is a form -- ’In something’ [is said] in how many ways? -- The soul is inseparable from the body whose soul it is -- The soul is not one of the simple bodies -- The soul itself just on its own is unchangeable -- The soul is not a harmony -- The parts of the soul : how many and which ones? -- That there are not infinitely many powers of the soul -- There are two kinds of nourishment -- On the activity of being nourished -- Heat is the soul’s tool for nourishing [oneself] -- Why parts detached from plants live and develop, while those from animals no longer do -- On the soul for perceiving -- On what is intrinsically and extrinsically perceptible -- How there comes to be light in the transparent.
Summary This is Part I of the first English translation of the philosopher Alexander of Aphrodisias’ treatise "On the Soul."
Subject LinkSoul -- Early works to 1800.
Add.Author LinkCaston, Victor Miles, 1963-

System Number 000602304
ISBN Link9781780930244

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