Aristotle's Theory of Language and Its Tradition: Texts from 500 to 1750
John Benjamins Publishing, Jan 1, 1984 - Performing Arts - 532 pages
This volume contains a fragment from Aristotle s "Peri Hermeneias" [16a1 17a7], with a translation into English and a commentary. This fragment is crucial to the understanding of Aristotle s thinking about language. It is followed by (translations of) commentaries on Aristotle s text by scholars between 500 and 1750, showing how his text was perceived over time. The commentaries are by Ammonius, Boethius, Abelaerd, Albertus Magnus, Thomas Acquinas, Martinus de Dacia, Johannes a S. Thoma, and James Harris. Each commentary is in turn commented upon by the compiler of this volume.
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1 The extraordinary fate of Peri hermeneias
2 Aristotles text
3 Commentary to Aristotle
4 Ammonios Hermeiu Commentary to Aristotles Peri hermeneias Introduction
5 Commentary to Ammonius
6 Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius Commentaries to Aristotles Peri hermeneias
7 Commentary to Boethius
12 Thomas of Aquino Exposition of Aristotles perihermeneias
13 Commentary to Thomas
14 Martinus de Dacia Questions concerning Peri hermeneias
15 Commentary to Martinus de Dacia
16 Johannes a S Thoma Artis logicae prima pars Summularum liber primus Concerning the first operation of the intellect
17 Commentary to John of St Thomas
18 James Harris an Aristotelian of the 18th century
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