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(POSTING A SERIES OF UNFORMATTED READING NOTES CURRENTLY– JUST TO SEPARATE THEM FROM MY OTHER, UNFINISHED SUMMARIES. FORMATTING WILL BE DONE AT SOME POINT) 2,793 more words
From a commenter on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ blog in the ATLANTIC:
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Aristotle, like Hobbes, did think that knowledge came from the senses, but he had a very different view of how senses worked.
Surely I am studying for my final examination.
In Aquinas’ prologue to his commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics, we should find the subject matter of metaphysics, like we have with Al Farabi and Aristotle. 581 more words
Avicenna read Aristotle’s Metaphysics 40 times and still didn’t get what the science of metaphysics was about. Then he read this little pamphlet from Al Farabi, and he gained a insight into what Aristotle meant to be the subject and principles of the science of Metaphysics. 674 more words