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By Lloyd P. Gerson

"Aristotle as opposed to Plato. for a very long time that's the perspective from which the story has been instructed, in textbooks at the historical past of philosophy and to school scholars. Aristotle's philosophy, so the tale is going, was once au fond against Plato's. however it used to be now not continually thus."—from the Introduction

In a wide-ranging publication prone to reason controversy, Lloyd P. Gerson units out the case for the "harmony" of Platonism and Aristotelianism, the traditional view in past due antiquity. He goals to teach that the twentieth-century view that Aristotle began as a Platonist and ended up as an anti-Platonist is heavily flawed.

Gerson examines the Neoplatonic commentators on Aristotle in response to their precept of concord. In contemplating old reviews of Aristotle's different types, Physics, De Anima, Metaphysics, and Nicomachean Ethics, the writer indicates how the primary of concord permits us to appreciate a variety of texts that in a different way look intractable. Gerson additionally explains how those "esoteric" treatises should be noticeable to not clash with the early "exoteric" and albeit Platonic dialogues of Aristotle. Aristotle and different Platonists concludes with an evaluate of a few of the philosophical result of acknowledging harmony.

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