Os seis requisitos das premissas da demonstração científica em Aristóteles

Manuscrito 35 (1):7-60 (2012)
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Abstract

I discuss in this paper the six requirements Aristotle advances at Posterior Analytics A-2, 71b20-33, for the premisses of a scientific demonstration. I argue that the six requirements give no support for an intepretation in terms of “axiomatization”. Quite on the contrary, the six requirements can be consistently understood in a very different picture, according to which the most basic feature of a scientific demonstration is to explain a given proposition by its appropriate cause.

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Lucas Angioni
University of Campinas

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