A Companion to the Latin Medieval Commentaries on by Gabriele Galluzzo, Professor in the Department of Classics

By Gabriele Galluzzo, Professor in the Department of Classics Languages Education and Philosophy Fabrizio Amerini

Few philosophical books were so influential within the improvement of Western idea as Aristotle's Metaphysics. for hundreds of years Aristotle's so much celebrated paintings has been considered as a resource of notion in addition to the place to begin for each research into the constitution of truth. no longer unusually, the subjects mentioned within the publication - the medical prestige of ontology and metaphysics, the rules of logical truths, the notions of essence and life, the character of fabric gadgets and their homes, the prestige of mathematical entities, simply to point out a few - are nonetheless on the centre of the present philosophical debate and tend to excite philosophical minds for a few years to return. This quantity reconstructs in fourteen chapters a selected part within the lengthy background of the Metaphysics by means of targeting the medieval reception of Aristotle's masterpiece, in particular from its creation within the Latin West within the 12th via 15th centuries. participants contain: Marta Borgo, Matteo di Giovanni, Amos Bertolacci, Silvia Donati, Gabriele Galluzzo, Alessandro D. Conti, Sten Ebbesen, Fabrizio Amerini, Giorgio Pini, Roberto Lambertini, William O. Duba, Femke J. Kok, and Paul J.J.M. Bakker.

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Berlin, 1987), vol. 2 (Kommentierung, Überlieferung, Nachleben), pp. 1. 90 See Brams, “L’édition,” p. 45. 92 The autograph by Moerbeke―to which P, Da, Zl, and Si are, for the most part, all independent witnesses93—is conjectured to have had a layout that differed according to its parts. As we have already seen in the case of TC, in fact, William also carries out his revision by working directly on his own manuscript copy of TA. 94 It is up to the copyists and the readers to interpret William’s intentions and write down his revision in the form of a continuous text, by inserting all corrections, each of them in the right place.

For an explanation of them, see Vuillemin-Diem, “Praefatio,” in: AL XXV I–Ia, p. 88. More details about the comparison between TJ and TC can be found in Vuillemin-Diem, “Les traductions gréco-latines,” pp. 36–43, and Vuillemin-Diem, “Praefatio,” in: AL XXV I–Ia, pp. xxix–xxxii. 57 On the rediscovery of TC, see Vuillemin-Diem, “Les traductions gréco-latines,” pp. 16–18. 58 In all likelihood, the TC’s author did not compose his new translation of Aristotle’s Met. as an independent and continuous text.

5-X, XII. ” Some points emerge from this comparison. (i) Traditional denominations presented in line (d) of the table are intended to characterize the translations according to relative age: new is what comes later, old what 30 On this general title, see Gudrun Vuillemin-Diem, “Praefatio,” in: AL XXV I–Ia, p. xi; Vuillemin-Diem, “Praefatio,” in: AL XXV 2, p. x. ; and (d) the third subtitle consists of a denomination by means of which one translation is put in some chronological relation to others.

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