Theory and History of Ontology

by Raul Corazzon | e-mail: rc@ontology.co

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INDEX OF THE SECTION: HISTORY OF ONTOLOGY

ANCIENT GREEK ONTOLOGY: HERACLITUS, PARMENIDES AND PLATO

Heraclitus and Parmenides: Metaphysics of the One vs. Metaphysics of Being

Heraclitus and the Question of the One and the Many

Parmenides and the Question of Being in Greek Thought

Critical Notes on His Fragments (Diels Kranz fr. 1-3)

Critical Editions and Translations

Selected Bibliography on Parmenides:

Parmenides A - Cord

Parmenides Corn - G

Parmenides H - Mes

Parmenides Mil - R

Parmenides S - Z

Semantics and Predication in Plato's Dialogues

Plato: Bibliographical Resources on Selected Dialogues

Plato's Parmenides and the Dilemma of Participation

Selected Bibliography on Plato's Parmenides

Semantics, Predication, Truth and Falsehood in Plato's Sophist

Platonism Established: The “Genera of Being” in Plato' Sophist

Selected Bibliography on Plato's Sophist:

Plato's Sophist A - L

Plato's Sophist M - Z

Plato's Cratylus and the Problem of the “Correctness of Names”

ANCIENT GREEK ONTOLOGY: ARISTOTLE

GREEK ONTOLOGY IN THE HELLENISTIC PERIOD: ARISTOTELIANISM, STOICISM, NEOPLATONISM

ONTOLOGY IN THE MIDDLE AGES

Eriugena and the Neoplatonic Metaphysics in the Early Middle Ages

Eriugena: Dialectic and Ontology in the Periphyseon

The Works of Eriugena: Editions and Translations

Bibliography on the Philosophical Work of Eriugena:

Eriugena A - J

Eriugena K - Z

The Arabic Rediscovery of Aristotle's Metaphysics

Pseudo-Aristotle in the Middle Ages: the Theology of Aristotle

Al-Kindi's Metaphysics: First Philosophy as the Study of God

Al-Farabi on the Scopes of the Aristotelian Metaphysics

Ibn Sina (Avicenna) on the Subject and the Object of Metaphysics

Translations of the Philosophical Works of Avicenna

Selected Bibliography on Avicenna's Logic and Metaphysics:

Avicenna A - G

Avicenna H - Z

Averroes (Ibn Rushd) on the Divine as the Subject of Metaphysics

The 'Second Beginning' of Metaphysics

Introducing Aristotle in Middle Ages: the Latin Translations of the Metaphysics

A Neoplatonic Metaphysics: the Liber de Causis

The Place of Metaphysics in the Medieval Classification of Sciences

Thomas Aquinas Doctrine of the Act of Being ( Actus Essendi)

Duns Scotus: Univocity of Being and the Subject of Metaphysics

Properties of Being: the Medieval Doctrine of the Transcendentals

Metaphysics or Ontology? The Debate about the Subject-Matter of First Philosophy

Selected Bibliography on the Subject Matter of First Philosophy

ONTOLOGY IN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT

Rise and Fall of Ontology in the Modern Era from Suárez to Kant

Birth of a New Science: the History of Ontology from Suárez to Kant

Selected Bibliography on the History of Continental Ontology from Suárez to Kant

Jacob Lorhard (1561-1609): The Creator of the Term " Ontologia"

Bibliography of the Ontologists from 16th to 18th Centuries:

I. From Fonseca to Poinsot (1560 - 1644)

II. From Scheibler to Lambert (1645 - 1777)

Francisco Suárez on Metaphysics as the Science of Real Beings

Selected Bibliography on Suárez' Metaphysics:

Editions and Translations of the Metaphysical Works of Francisco Suárez

Suárez A - F

Suárez G - Z

The Philosophy of René Descartes: An Overview

René Descartes. Bibliographie Chronologique et Annotée (Première Partie: 1616-1640)

René Descartes. Bibliographie Chronologique et Annotée (Deuxième Partie: 1641-1650)

Descartes: Biographies, Bibliographies, Dictionnaires, Lexiques

Descartes. Bibliographies, Concordances, Dictionaries, Lexica

Bibliographie des études en français sur la philosophie de Descartes

Bibliography of the studies in English on Descartes' philosophy

Descartes' Ontology: From the Rules for the Direction of the Mind to the Meditations on First Philosophy

Bibliographie des études sur les Regulae ad directionem ingenii et la recherche de la mathesis universalis

Christian Wolff's Ontology: Existence as "Complement of Possibility"

Selected Bibliography on the Metaphysics of Christian Wolff

Kant from the Critique of Metaphysics to Transcendental Philosophy

The Rediscovery of Ontology in Contemporary Thought

(under construction)

Annotated Bibliographies of Historians of Philosophy

Annotated Bibliographies of Historians of Logic (on the website "History of Logic")

E. J. Ashworth:

1967 - 1976

1977 - 1988

1989 - 1996

1997 - 2015

L. M. de Rijk:

1950 - 1974

1975 - 1982

1983 - 1990

1991 - 2012

Mauro Nasti de Vincentis:

1981 - 2009

Wilhelm Risse:

1960 - 1988

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On the website "Theory and History of Ontology" (www.ontology.co)

Index of the pages in chronological order:

Ancient Philosophy until Hellenistic Period

Medieval Philosophy from Boethius to 1400

Modern and Contemporary Philosophy