Aquinas’s Ontology of the Material World: Change, Hylomorphism, and Material Objects by Jeffrey E. Brower

Journal of the History of Philosophy 54 (1):160-161 (2016)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

What is the ultimate structure of the material world? Brower’s monograph provides a well-argued reconstruction of Aquinas’s Aristotelian answer to this question: the fundamental contents of the material world are prime matter, substantial and accidental forms, substances, and accidental unities.Brower’s aim is twofold: presenting Aquinas’s ontology of the material world, and also emphasizing its relevance—as a mixed ontology and a peculiar two-tier structured substratum theory, combining elements of both thin and thick particularism—to current metaphysical debates. These two perspectives intermingle in the five sections of the book. In part 1, Brower provides a clear roadmap and lucidly condenses the key elements..

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 74,247

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

The Ontology of Material Objects.Eric T. Olson - 2002 - Philosophical Books 43 (4):292-299.
The Limits of Hylomorphism.Teresa Britton - 2012 - Metaphysica 13 (2):145-153.
Dört Boyutlu Değişim.Fatih Öztürk - 2007 - Felsefe Tartismalari 39:29-48.
Thomas Aquinas and Knowledge of Material Objects: Proper Objects of Cognition.Catherine Jack Deavel - 2009 - Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 83:269-278.
The Structure of Objects.Kathrin Koslicki - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
Material Beings.Peter van Inwagen - 1990 - Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
Material Objects, Constitution, and Mysterianism.Hagit Benbaji - 2008 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 46 (1):1-26.
On Some Ontological and Linguistic Aspects of the Matter-Form Distinction.Michael Joseph Kowalewski - 1985 - Dissertation, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Simply Possible.Theodore Sider - 2000 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 60 (3):585-590.

Analytics

Added to PP
2016-02-04

Downloads
34 (#340,403)

6 months
2 (#276,145)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references