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Headword: Analusis
Adler number: alpha,1951
Translated headword: analysis
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] explanation. For a definition is an analytical statement expressing the definandum precisely and summarily.[1] Analysis [is] the recurrence of types from form to form. For [the verb] a)nalu/ein is said of the application of syllogistic syntheses to single entities and to the premises from which those [entities] have existence. [So], at any rate, according to the meaning of analysis in the Analytics written by Aristotle.
Greek Original:
Analusis: exaplôsis. horos gar esti logos kata analusin apartizontôs ekpheromenos tou horistikou kai kephalaiôdôs. analusis, hê epi schêmatos epi schêma tôn tropôn anakuklêsis. analuein gar legetai to tous sunthetous sullogismous anagein eis tous haplous kai eis tas protaseis, ex hôn autois to einai. kata goun to sêmainomenon tês analuseôs Analutika gegraptai ta Aristotelous.
[1] Alexander of Aphrodisias, Commentaries on Aristotle's Topica 42.27-43.1; cf. Diogenes Laertius 7.60. See also alpha 2929, omicron 627.
Keywords: definition; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 May 2001@13:20:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note) on 29 July 2002@08:38:33.
David Whitehead (betacode and other cosmetics) on 24 February 2012@07:23:09.
David Whitehead on 30 June 2015@08:48:49.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 10 February 2021@01:21:18.


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