Aristotle's Metaphysics Θ 1–3: On the Essence and Actuality of Force (Studies in Continental Thought)

Aristotle's Metaphysics Θ 1–3: On the Essence and Actuality of Force (Studies in Continental Thought)

Martin Heidegger


Martin Heidegger’s analyzing of Aristotle used to be one of many pivotal impacts within the improvement of his philosophy. First released in German in 1981 as quantity 33 of Heidegger's accumulated Works, this e-book interprets a lecture path he awarded on the college of Freiburg in 1931. Heidegger's cautious translation and his probing observation at the first 3 chapters of ebook IX of Metaphysics exhibit the shut correlation among his phenomenological interpretation of the Greeks (especially of Aristotle) and his critique of metaphysics. also, Heidegger's disagreement with Aristotle's Greek textual content makes an important contribution to modern scholarship on Aristotle, rather the knowledge of potentiality in Aristotle's idea. eventually, the e-book exemplifies Heidegger's present for instructing scholars the best way to learn a philosophical textual content and the way to question that textual content in a philosophical way.

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