Century Bc Early Greek
1,179 wordsMetaphysics All men by nature desire to know (p. 51). So does Aristotle begin The Metaphysics, a book, or rather a collection of lectures. It is the book of the greatest importance for an understanding of the philosophy of Aristotle, and has had a tremendous influence on the European thought. The word Metaphysics derives from the Greek meta ta physical (after the things of nature). In medieval and modern philosophy metaphysics has also been taken to mean the study of things transcending nature. ...
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