By Richard Sorabji
The value of the commentators is partially that they characterize the concept and school room educating of the Aristotelian and Neoplatonist faculties and in part that they supply a landscape of 1000 years of historic Greek philosophy, revealing many unique quotations from misplaced works. much more major is the profound impact – exposed in the various chapters of this e-book – that they exert on later philosophy, Islamic and Western. not just did they retain anti-Aristotelian fabric which helped motivate Medieval and Renaissance technology, yet they current Aristotle in a kind that made him appropriate to the Christian church. it isn't Aristotle, yet Aristotle reworked and embedded within the philosophy of the commentators that so frequently lies in the back of the perspectives of later thinkers.
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Aristotle Transformed: The Ancient Commentators and Their Influence (Ancient Commentators on Aristotle) by Richard Sorabji