Tag: Soul

Major Works

  • De Anima

    - De Anima: On the Soul and On Memory and Recollection trans. Joe Sachs Green Lion Press, 2001
    from Joe Sachs’s introduction to On the Soul: “The inner life of the animal presents itself to us in its outer activity, and teaches us that we too dwell innately in our bodies. When the bird flies away, and doesn’t bump into the branches… More


  • Aristotle on the Mind and the Senses

    - G. E. R. Loyd and G. E. L. Owen, Aristotle on the Mind and the Senses. Cambridge U. Press, 1968.
    Excerpt: “As the title of the treatise and the content of the first chapter indicates, the problem which Aristotle proposes to examine in De Anima is: What is the soul? Other formulas such as What is man? What is a living being?  What is life?, which… More
  • Body and Soul in Aristotle

    - Richard Sorabji, “Body and Soul in Aristotle,” in Articles on Aristotle, vol. 4.
  • Aristotle’s Definitions of Psuche

    - J. L. Ackrill, “Aristotle’s Definitions of Psyche,” in Articles on Aristotle, Oxford University Press, 1981.
  • Aristotle: The Desire to Understand

    - Lear, J. Aristotle: The Desire to Understand, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1988.
    Excerpt: “Aristotle’s Metaphysics begins: ‘All men by nature desire to know. And indication of this is the delight we take in our senses; for even apart from their usefulness they are loved for themselves; and above all others the sense of… More
  • Aristotle on Memory

    - Richard Sorabji, Aristotle on Memory. University of Chicago Press, Chicago IL, 2006.
    From the publisher: Richard Sorabji, a noted philosopher in his own right, here offers a new edition of his 1972 translation of De Memoria here with commentary, summaries, and three essays comparing Aristotle’s accounts of memory and recollection. For… More