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Aristotle in China : language, categories, and translation
AuthorWardy, Robert
Needham Research Institute
Pub. LocationCambridge, Eng.PublisherCambridge University Press
Date2006Phys. Desc.x, 170 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberB127.L35 W37 2006
Aristotle in China : language, categories, and translation / Robert Wardy.
Originally published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-165) and index.
Available online via Ignacio to USF community.

The China syndrome: language, logical form, translation -- Guidance and constraint -- On the very idea of translation -- Whorf's hypothesis -- Deflationary philosophical anthropology -- Von Humboldt's legacy -- Case-study 1: conditionals -- Case-study 2: Chinese is a list -- Logical form -- Against 'logical' translation -- Why form might matter -- Procrustean logic -- Case-study 3: being -- Case-study 4: truth -- Case-study 5: nouns and ontology -- Aristotelian whispers -- What's in a name? -- Disputation, discrimination, inference -- The need for logic -- Finite and infinite -- The simple and the complex -- All the things there are -- How many questions? -- Relatively speaking -- Particular and general -- Translating the untranslatable.

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Subject(s)Aristotle. Categoriae
Philosophy, Chinese
Chinese language
Language and languages--Philosophy
SeriesNeedham Research Institute studies ; 2
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #19514