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The Brute WithinAppetitive Desire in Plato and Aristotle$
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Hendrik Lorenz

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199290635

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0199290636.001.0001

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Phantasia, Desire, and Locomotion

Phantasia, Desire, and Locomotion

(p.124) 9 Phantasia, Desire, and Locomotion
The Brute Within

Hendrik Lorenz (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

This chapter sets out and defends an interpretation that explains why Aristotle thinks that some suitable phantasia is required for the formation of desires that impel animals to engage in locomotion. The key idea is that forming such desires requires apprehending prospective situations.

Keywords:   Aristotle, animal, phantasia, locomotion, movement, desire

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