Aristotle's De Motu Animalium by Martha C. Nussbaum

By Martha C. Nussbaum

The purpose of this ebook is to invite via a examine of 1 of his most complex treatises on rationalization, how some distance, and in what feel, the calls for of the 'scientific individual' are Aristotle's.

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