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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 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

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's Sophist

Selected Bibliography 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"


The Categories of Being

Semantics and Ontological Analysis in Aristotle's Categories

Aristotle's Categories. Annotated Bibliography of the studies in English:

A - C

D - H

I - O

P - Z

Bibliographie des études en français sur les Catégories d'Aristote

Bibliografia degli studi italiani sulle Categorie di Aristotele

Bibliographie der deutschen Studien zur Aristoteles Kategorien

Aristotle and the Debate about the Subject Matter of First Philosophy

Aristotle: Bibliographical Resources on His Logical and Metaphysical Works

Aristotle's Definition of a Science of Being qua Being

Selected Bibliography on Aristotle's Concept of Metaphysics

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

Bibliography on the Ancient Catalogues of Aristotle's Writings and the Origin of the Corpus Aristotelicum

Studies in English on the Corpus Aristotelicum

Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius. A bibliography

Ancient Catalogues of Aristotle's Works:

Diogenes Laërtius, 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



Theophrastus's Metaphysics: Debating with Aristotle

Selected Bibliography on the Philosophical Work of Theophrastus

The Place of Metaphysics in the 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


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: Ãœbersetzungen 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

Symposia on Ancient Philosophy

Proceedings of the Symposium Platonicum, Aristotelicum, Hellenisticum


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' 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

The Problem of Nonbeing. History of Nonexistence

Bibliography on the Problem of Nonexistent Objects


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

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: 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

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Annotated Bibliographies of Historians of Philosophy

Jan A. Aertsen:

Writings in English

Writings in German

John P. Doyle:

1966 - 2016

Jean École:

1961 - 1983

1984 - 2008

Joseph S. Freedman:

1985 - 2004

2005 - 2015

Édouard Jeauneau:

1954 - 2013

Giorgio Tonelli:

Works in Italian - Scritti in Italiano

Works in English

Works in French - Écrits en Français

Works in German - Essays in deutscher Sprache

Related pages

Index of the pages in chronological order:

Ancient Philosophy until Hellenistic Period

Medieval Philosophy from Boethius to 1400

Modern and Contemporary Philosophy