The Discovery of Things: Aristotle's Categories and Their Context
Aristotle's "Categories" can easily seem to be a statement of a naive, pre-philosophical ontology, centered around ordinary items. Wolfgang-Rainer Mann argues that the treatise, in fact, presents a revolutionary metaphysical picture, one Aristotle arrives at by (implicitly) criticizing Plato and Plato's strange counterparts, the "Late-Learners" of the Sophist. As Mann show...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published February 22nd 2000 by Princeton University Press
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