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Aristotle on Memory and Recollection: Text, Translation, Interpretation, and Reception in Western Scholasticism David Bloch

Aristotle on Memory and Recollection: Text, Translation, Interpretation, and Reception in Western Scholasticism

David Bloch

Published August 13th 2007
ISBN : 9789004160460
Hardcover
276 pages
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Twentieth-century Scholarship on Aristotles De Memoria et Reminiscentia was dominated by the view that Aristotles theories of memory and recollection are basically very similar to ours. By means of a new critical edition of the Greek text, anMoreTwentieth-century Scholarship on Aristotles De Memoria et Reminiscentia was dominated by the view that Aristotles theories of memory and recollection are basically very similar to ours. By means of a new critical edition of the Greek text, an essay on Aristotles own theories and an essay on these theories as they were received in the Latin West, the present book offers material that challenges the opinio communis. The result is a new interpretation of Aristotles De Memoria et Reminiscentia and its relevance to the concerns of 21st-century philosophers, both regarding the concepts of memory and recollection and regarding Aristotles philosophical methodology.