Chapter 9. Aristotle: Metaphysics

  1. Christopher Shields
  1. Michael Loux

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756652.ch9

The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy

The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy

How to Cite

Loux, M. (2003) Aristotle: Metaphysics, in The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy (ed C. Shields), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756652.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631222149

Online ISBN: 9780470756652

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Keywords:

  • metaphysics;
  • aristotle;
  • vocabulary;
  • theology;
  • wisdom

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Aristotle's Treatise the Metaphysics

  • Substance and the Science of Being

  • Substance as Form

  • Substantial Unity: Matter and Form

  • Science and Separation

  • Towards the Prime Mover

  • The Nature of the Prime Mover

  • Acknowledgments

  • Notes