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Index of the section "History of Ontology"

Ancient Greek Ontology: Heraclitus, Parmenides and Plato

Heraclitus and Parmenides

Heraclitus and the Question of the One and the Many

Parmenides and the Question of Being in Greek Thought

Critical Editions and Translations

Selected and annotated Bibliography of studies on Parmenides in English:

A - B

C - E

F - G

H - K

L - Mos

Mou - Q

R - Sta

Ste - Z

Bibliographies on Parmenides in other languages:

Bibliographie des études en Français

Bibliografia degli studi in Italiano

Bibliographie der Studien auf Deutsch

Bibliografía de estudios en Español

Bibliografía de estudos em Português

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

The Philosophy of Plato

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 (under construction)

Selected and Annotated bibliography of studies on Plato's Sophist in English:

Plato's Sophist. Annotated Bibliography (A - Buc)

Plato's Sophist. Annotated Bibliography (Can - Fos)

Plato's Sophist. Annotated Bibliography (Fra - Kah)

Plato's Sophist. Annotated Bibliography (Kal - Mig)

Plato's Sophist. Annotated Bibliography (Mil - Pec)

Plato's Sophist. Annotated Bibliography (Pel - San)

Plato's Sophist. Annotated Bibliography (Say - Zuc)

Bibliographies on Plato's Sophist in other languages:

Platon: Sophiste. Bibliographie des études en Français (A - L)

Platon: Sophiste. Bibliographie des études en Français (M - Z)

Platon: Sophistes. Ausgewählte Studien in Deutsch

Platone: Sofista. Bibliografia degli studi in Italiano

Platón: Sofista. Bibliografía de estudios en Español

Platão: Sofista. Bibliografía dos estudos em Portugués

Plato's Cratylus and the Problem of the “Correctness of Names” (under construction)

The Philosophy of Aristotle

For Aristotle's "Categories" see the section on the History of the Categories

Aristotle's Definition of a Science of Being qua Being

Selected Bibliography on Aristotle's Concept of Metaphysics

Aristotle's definitions of the subject matter of First Philosophy (under construction)

The Origins of Aristotelianism

Aristotle: Bibliographical Resources on His Logical and Metaphysical Works

The Rediscovery of the Corpus Aristotelicum and the Beginning of the Commentary Tradition

Ancient Catalogues of Aristotle's Works:

Diogenes Laertius, Lives, V 22-27

Hesychius and Ptolemy al-Garib

Listes Anciennes des Ouvrages d'Aristote :

Diogène Laërce, Vies V, 22-27

Hésychius de Milet et Ptolémée el-Garib

Bibliography on the Recovery of Aristotle's Works

Bibliography on the origins of the Corpus Aristotelicum

Studies in English: A-Gra

Studies in English: Gut-Z

Studies in German, French, Italian and Latin

Hellenistic Philosophy

Theophrastus of Eresus

Theophrastus's Metaphysics: Debating with Aristotle

Selected Bibliography on the Philosophical Work of Theophrastus

Ancient Divisions of Philosophy

Early Stoicism

The Stoic Doctrine of "Something" as Supreme Genus

Selected Bibliography on Stoic Ontology

Plotinus and the Beginning of Neoplatonism

Plotinus: the One and the Hierarchy of Being (under construction)

Diogenes Laertius

Diogenes Laertius: Selected bibliography of the studies in English on the Lives of Eminent Philosophers

Diogenes Laertius: Selected bibliography of the studies, editions and tranalations in French, Italian, German

Proceedings of the Symposia on Ancient Philosophy

Proceedings of the Symposium Platonicum

Proceedings of the Symposium Aristotelicum

Proceedings of the Symposium Hellenisticum

Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius

Boethius' Metaphysics of Being and Goodness

Boethius' Metaphysics. An Annotated Bibliography: First Part: A - J

Boethius' Metaphysics. An Annotated Bibliography: Second Part: K - Z

Boethius' Contribution to the Quadrivium. Selected Bibliography

Boèce: Bibliographie sélective des traductions et des études en français

Boezio: traduzioni italiane e Bibliografia degli studi sulla sua filosofia

Boethius: Übersetzungen und Studien in Deutsch

The Neoplatonic Commentators

The Neoplatonic Commentators on Aristotle's Metaphysics

General Bibliography on the Neoplatonic Commentators

Bibliography on the Neoplatonic Commentaries to Aristotle's Metaphysics

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

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' 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 philosophy

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

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

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

Bibliography of 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

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

Ontology from Wolff to Kant

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)

Index of the Section Historians of Philosophy

Annotated Bibliographies of historians of Philosophy