I am Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy in the University of Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil (since ; tenured in ; Associate since ) . I am professor of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Campinas, Brazil. My main interest is Aristotle’s philosophy, especially his. Lucas Angioni. University of Campinas. Abstract. These are commentaries to the translation into Portuguese of Nicomachean Ethics VI, found in the same.

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Kucas results on PhilPapers. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Aristotle, Parts of Animals I. This paper discusses some issues concerning the definition of moral virtue in Nicomachean Ethics b a 2.

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On Explanations in Physics. Sep Publication Name: It is this distinction that Aristotle claims to be the fundamental principle of every possible consistent description of the world. Consequently, this factor is also unique. Translation luccas Aristotle’s Metaphysics Lambda into Portuguese. My object is Aristotle’s discussion of principle of non-contradiction in the first stretch of Metaphysics IV.

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anguoni Not much attention has been paid to this contrast. Principles in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy. Some interpretations go in this direction, but do not account for the intricacies of the text and, furthermore, do not explain how Aristotle goes beyond negative causes expressed in the second-figure syllogisms.

I claim that Aristotle employs “suggeneia” in APo I. Remember me on this computer.

I argue that Aristotle’s conception of causality is triadic and that Aristotle’s notion of demonstration consists essentially in explaining an explanandum by its primary, most appropriate cause.


I claim that the three key notions The primacy of formal and final causes guarantees an appropriate account of material and efficient causes inasmuch as form and “telos” are responsible for bending and organizing the original dispositions of the material elements. Being successful at doing a virtuous action is ” more exact ” than being successful at making a good craft-product in the sense that more criteria for successfulness are required.

Aristotle seems to oscillate between two conceptions: Lucas Angioni – – Apeiron 34 4: Metaphysics Books B and K New modified version, with a few notes. One might be tempted to infer that this definition is intended by Aristotle as a mere preliminary account that should be replaced by a more precise one. May 1, Publication Name: From the standpoint of the methodology found in NE II, I argue that the standard view about hexis does not deliver an adequate story about how the chapters of NE II are connected with each other.

This paper examines what Aristotle could have meant in Nicomachean Ethics b, when he says that moral virtue is more exact than craft.

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Notas sobre Ethica Nicomachea b more. Ancient Philosophy 34 Llucas Numbers: I discuss what Aristotle means when he say that scientific demonstration must proceed from necessary principles. I argue that the definition of moral virtue, ulcas considered in the light of its context, is far from being an incomplete and provisional account: I have two aims in this paper.

I will give a detailed interpretation of what is going on in the overall passage. Principles in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy categorize this paper. The translation, which was made atis preliminary and its publication was intended to provide a didactic tool for courses as well as a provisional resource in research seminars.

I discuss whether Aristotle’s main motivation for choosing the syllogism as a tool for formulating demonstrations was the virtues lcas the syllogism as a deductive method or the angioi of the syllogism to express causal relations. Scientific demonstration ultimately depends on the fully appropriate explanatory factor for a given explanandum.


History of Western Philosophy. Aristotle’s hylomorphism is related to teleology and irreducibility.

The definiens is taken to have only two importantly informative parts: First published in Formal and final causes are not a trick for fillings the “gap in causation”, nor are they bare epistemological instruments for inquiring into the “true” causes. This paper discusses some issues concerning the luvas of character virtue in Nicomachean Ethics ba2.

Some have treated it as if Aristotle were introducing a false principle about explanation; others have understood the point in terms of coextensiveness of cause and effect. The two accounts are far from being incompatible with each other. Papers Translated into English. The translation, which was made at from on older version published inis preliminary and its anbioni was intended to provide a didactic tool for courses as well as a provisional resource in research seminars.

Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. A Philosophiae partitio de Gregor Reisch. This is a translation, made by myself, of the paper published in Portuguese in the Brazilian journal Dissertatio 29,see https: A short note on Aristotle’s definition of character virtue NE ba2 more. Sign in Create an account. I reject the traditional interpretation, which understands the ontological priority of substances in terms of independent existence.

The definition is difficult to decode.