Aristotle on Female Animals: A Study of the Generation of by Sophia M. Connell

By Sophia M. Connell

Aristotle's account of girl nature has obtained in general detrimental remedy, emphasising what he says adult females can't do. development on contemporary study, this booklet comprehensively revises such readings, starting up the advanced and confident position performed via the feminine in Aristotle's proposal with a specific specialize in the longest surviving treatise on copy within the old corpus, the iteration of Animals. It offers new interpretations of the character of Aristotle's sexism, his concept of female and male interplay in new release, and his account of inherited positive aspects. It additionally discusses more than a few extra common concerns that could and may be re-examined in mild of Aristotle's account of lady animals: his technique, hylomorphism, teleology and psychology. Aristotle on lady Animals could be priceless to all these drawn to Aristotle's philosophy and the heritage of gender.

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