Introduction to Aristotle's Theory of Being as Being by Werner Marx

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Syrianus is certainly opposed to the thesis that human beings themselves produce the axioms by induction from observation of sensible objects. For Syrianus, human beings do not cause axioms to exist, but receive them from Intellect by nature; their rational souls have been, by their very essence, eternally suitable for receiving these axioms from Intellect. There was never a time at which human souls did not possess such axioms directly. Rather than producing 11 See also Syrianus, In Metaph. 20–9.

20 Cousin = Fonte 62 Taormina), Proclus reports that Plutarch gave a comprehensive reading of the Platonic dialogue, identified nine hypotheses, and articulated them in a succession of 1 (first hypothesis) + 4 (second to fifth hypotheses) + 4 (sixth to ninth hypotheses). The first five hypotheses had, according to Plutarch, an affirmative form, while the last four had a negative form. For Plutarch this logical-argumentative articulation of the dialogue corresponded to the ontological articulation of reality.

214, 173 a, vol. 40 Henry = Fonte 11 Taormina). The intention of this source seems to be to distinguish, within the tradition of the Platonic reception, a branch (commonly called ‘Neoplatonism’) that would have restored the genuine message of Plato – one that would have provided the correct interpretation of it and would have recognized and acknowledged its substantial agreement with the doctrine of Aristotle. The controversy, although implicit, seems to be directed to Platonists before Plotinus (those whom we call ‘Middle Platonists’).

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