A Commentary on Aristotle's Metaphysics: A Most Ample Index by Francisco Suárez, John P. Doyle

By Francisco Suárez, John P. Doyle

This isn't a full-on statement on Aristotle's Metaphysics within the similar means as Aquinas' is. Suarez is going via every one part asking a number of questions after which referring the reader again to suitable sections of his Metaphysical Disputations.

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3, q. 1, vol. 1, pp. 166–7. 31 Cf. 72a29–30. 32 For this, cf. F. F. Hugonis Cavelli Hiberni. F. Mauritii de Portu Hiberni; Expositio, Lib. F. Ioannis Duns Scoti, Opera omnia, quae hucusque reperiri potuerunt, collecta, recognita, notis, scholiis, et commentariis illustrata, a PP. Hibernis, Collegii Romani S. Isidori Professoribus (Lugduni: Sumptibus Laurentii Durand, 1639), Tomus IV, p. 65b. On Antonio Andreas as author of the Expositio here, cf. E. Gilson, Jean Duns Scot: Introduction à ses positions fondamentales (Paris: Librairie Philosophique J.

However, I have constantly said “by a single insight” because it is impossible that an infinite of this kind be known successively in such way that it be exhausted. For it is impossible that an infinite be exhausted by counting successively. 61 And for this reason, because men know the causes of things not simultaneously 44 Francisco Suárez: A Commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics but gradually, Aristotle thought, first, simply to infer that knowledge of a thing through infinite causes is impossible for a man and, second, that it is impossible to know infinite causes.

Should metaphysics be learned before or after the other sciences? e. 91 1 Notes The problem of the authenticity of Book 2 () has persisted up to modern time. The book itself seems incomplete and appears to be an interpolation. It also appears to break the continuity between Books 1 and 3. From antiquity its attribution to Aristotle himself has been questioned. Thus, it has been attributed by some to Pasicles of Rhodes, a nephew of Eudemus of Rhodes, and himself a pupil of Aristotle. Werner Jaeger (cf.

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