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The Order of Nature in Aristotle's Physics: Place and the Elements


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Dezember 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Lang demonstrates a method for reading the texts of Aristotle by revealing a continuous line of argument running from the Physics to De Caelo.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Part I. Place: 1. Aristotle's physics and the problem of nature; 2. Nature and motion; 3. Place; 4. Void; Part II. The Elements: 5. Inclination: an ability to be moved; 6. Inclination as heaviness and lightness; 7. Inclination: the natures and activities of the elements; Part III. Nature As a Cause of Order: 8. The order of nature in Aristotle's physics; Bibliography of works cited; Subject and name index; Index of Aristotelian texts.

Pressestimmen

"...this book will be of interest to scholars. It will also interest those seeking to understand Aristotle's physics on its own terms." Norman O. Dahl, Religious Studies Review
EAN: 9780521042291
ISBN: 0521042291
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2008
Seitenanzahl: 340 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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