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

Cambridge Unviersity Press (1998)
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The book demonstrates a new method for reading the texts of Aristotle by revealing a continuous line of argument running from the Physics to De Caelo. The author analyzes a group of arguments that are almost always treated in isolation from one another, and reveals their elegance and coherence. She concludes by asking why these arguments remain interesting even though we now believe they are absolutely wrong and have been replaced by better ones. The book establishes the case that we must rethink our approach to Aristotle's physical science and Aristotelian texts, and as such will provoke debate and stimulate new thinking amongst philosophers, classicists, and historians of science.
Keywords Science, Ancient  Physics Early works to 1800  Philosophy of nature Early works to 1800
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Call number Q151.L36 1998
ISBN(s) 0521624533   0521042291   9780521624534   9780521042291
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