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Timo Schmitz: "The Induction-Deduction Problem in the First Chapter of the First Book of Aristotle’s Physics" (2017) [PDF]

In the first chapter of Aristotle’s Physics, he suggests the deductive method to find the first cause, which seemingly is an inductive term. This leads to the question why Ariostotle uses an inductive term when he suggests us to do deduction reasoning. 28 more words

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Timo Schmitz: "Summary of Chapter Three of Aristotle’s First Book on Physics" (2017) [PDF]

In Chapter 3, Aristotle tries to show why the argument of a unity in continuity, unity in identity and unity in indivisibility cannot be uphold and therefore, a oneness is ruled out. 55 more words

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Timo Schmitz: "Summary of Chapter Two of Aristotle’s First Book on Physics" (2017) [PDF]

In Chapter 2 of Book 1 on the Physics, Aristotle rises the question whether the first cause is one principle or goes back to many principles. 34 more words

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Timo Schmitz: "Summary of Chapter One of Aristotele’s First Book on Physics" (2017) [PDF]

Chapter One of Book One of Aristotle’s Physics arises the concern of the first cause or first element. He introduces the method to find it and the demand on scientific philosophy. 12 more words

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Timo Schmitz: "Short summary of the dialogues between Socrates and Gorgias and Socrates and Polos in Plato’s Gorgias" (2017) [PDF]

In this paper, I summarize the key points of the first two dialogues of Plato’s Gorgias and why rhetorics is rather bad for the soul and does not heal it. 19 more words

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