The Metaphysics of Aristotle: Translated From the Greek; With Copious Notes, in Which the Phythagoric and Platonic Dogmas Respecting Numbers and Ideas Unfolded Antient Sources (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Metaphysics of Aristotle: Translated From the Greek; With Copious Notes, in Which the Phythagoric and Platonic Dogmas Respecting Numbers and Ideas Unfolded Antient Sources

This, too, is peculiar to Ariftotle, that he was never willing to depart from nature, but even contemplated things which tranfcend nature through a natural habit and knowledge; juft as,' on the con trary, the divine Plato, after the manner of the Pythagoraeans, con templated whatever is natural fo far as it partakes of that which is divine and above nature: fo that the former confidered theology phyfically, and the latter phyfics theologically. He likewife never employs fables and enigmas, and never afcends into the marvellous and the my?ic, but adopts obfcurity as a fubfiitute for every other veil, and involved mode Of writing; the reafon Of which we pro pofed to invel'tigate, as the fourth object Of inquiry.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Thomas Taylor

Hardback

Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9780265295496

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 3.1 cm

Page Count - 528

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