La Terrasse, Rhone-Alpes, France
  •  8
    Le visage du divin : la forme pure selon Alexandre d'Aphrodise
    Les Etudes Philosophiques 86 (3): 323. 2008.
    In his De anima, Alexander of Aphrodisias identifies the active intellect with the first mover and describes this “first cause” as an immaterial and separate form. In this article, we try to explain the differences between Aristotle and Alexander on this point. Aristotle never defines the first mover as a form but claims that its being is actuality. How is it possible for Alexander, well known for being “the Commentator par excellence”, to assert such a thesis which seems dangerously close to pl…Read more