Metaphysics

2016.12.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Aristotle, Metaphysics, C. D. C. Reeve (tr.), Hackett, 2016, 652pp., $29.00 (pbk), ISBN 9781624664397. Reviewed by Matthew
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2016.12.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Aristotle, Metaphysics, C. D. C. Reeve (tr.), Hackett, 2016, 652pp., $29.00 (pbk), ISBN 9781624664397. Reviewed by Matthew Duncombe, University of Nottingham THIS IS NDPR'S LAST REVIEW FOR 2016. WE WILL RESUME PUBLICATION ON JANUARY 10, 2017 HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND A MERRY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR READERS!   The treatise we know as Aristotle's Metaphysics is central to both teaching and researching Aristotle. Hackett produces useable, affordable translations of ancient texts, aimed primarily at teachers and learners and secondarily at researchers. This text is in that tradition (p. xviii). The price point is higher than some student texts, but still reasonable if this were the main text for a course on Aristotle. Generally, C. D. C. Reeve manages the competing demands of these two audiences well, particularly when it comes to the translation. In this... Read More

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