De Anima (on the Soul) download free [PDF and Ebook] by Aristotle

De Anima (on the Soul) download free [PDF and Ebook] by Aristotle year 1987
  • Book name: De Anima (on the Soul)
  • Author: Aristotle
  • Release date: 1987/4/6
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780140444711
  • Rating: 8.21 of 10
  • Votes: 58
  • Review by: Molly Roberson
  • Review rating: 8.41 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/1
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 22 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: For the Pre-Socratic philosophers the soul was the source of movement and sensation, while for Plato it was the seat of being, metaphysically distinct from the body that it was forced temporarily to inhabit. Plato's student Aristotle was determined to test the truth of both these beliefs against the emerging sciences of logic and biology. His examination of the huge variety of living organisms - the enormous range of their behaviour, their powers and their perceptual sophistication - convinced him of the inadequacy both of a materialist reduction and of a Platonic sublimation of the soul. In De Anima, he sought to set out his theory of the soul as the ultimate reality of embodied form and produced both a masterpiece of philosophical insight and a psychology of perennially fascinating subtlety.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H25M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Essays, Western Philosophy: Ancient, To C 500, Philosophy: Epistemology & Theory Of Knowledge, Philosophy: Metaphysics & Ontology
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.70 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x15mm
  • Weight: 191g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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