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  1. Robert B. Todd & Alan C. Bowen (eds.) (2004). Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy: A Translation of the Heavens. University of California Press.
    At some time around 200 A.D., the Stoic philosopher and teacher Cleomedes delivered a set of lectures on elementary astronomy as part of a complete introduction to Stoicism for his students. The result was _The Heavens, _the only work by a professional Stoic teacher to survive intact from the first two centuries A.D., and a rare example of the interaction between science and philosophy in late antiquity. This volume contains a clear and idiomatic English translation—the first ever—of _The Heavens, _along (...)
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    Alan C. Bowen (2002). Simplicius and the Early History of Greek Planetary Theory. Perspectives on Science 10 (2):155-167.
    : In earlier work, Bernard R. Goldstein and the present author have introduced a procedural rule for historical inquiry, which requires that one take pains to establish the credibility of any citation of ancient thought by later writers in antiquity through a process of verification. In this paper, I shall apply what I call the Rule of Ancient Citations to Simplicius' interpretation of Aristotle's remarks in Meta L. 8, which is the primary point of departure for the modern understanding of (...)
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    Alan C. Bowen (2008). Thesaurus Linguae Graecae. Ancient Philosophy 8 (1):136 - 137.
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    Alan C. Bowen (2007). The Demarcation of Physical Theory and Astronomy by Geminus and Ptolemy. Perspectives on Science 15 (3):327-358.
    : The Hellenistic reception of Babylonian horoscopic astrology gave rise to the question of what the planets really do and whether astrology is a science. This question in turn became one of defining the Greco-Latin science of astronomy, a project that took Aristotle's views as a starting-point. Thus, I concentrate on one aspect of the various definitions of astronomy proposed in Hellenistic times, their demarcation of astronomy and physical theory. I explicate the account offered by Geminus and its subordination of (...)
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    Alan C. Bowen (1983). Menaechmus Versus the Platonists. Ancient Philosophy 3 (1):12-29.
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    Alan C. Bowen (2008). Boethian Number Theory. Ancient Philosophy 9 (1):137 - 143.
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    Alan C. Bowen (1982). The Foundations of Early Pythagorean Harmonic Science. Ancient Philosophy 2 (2):79-104.
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    Alan C. Bowen (1993). Mul.Apin. Ancient Philosophy 13 (1):139-142.
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    Alan C. Bowen (1989). Boethian Number Theory: A Translation of the de Institutione Arithmetica with Introduction and Notes. Ancient Philosophy 9 (1):137-143.
  10. Alan C. Bowen (1992). GER Lloyd, Methods and Problems in Greek Science: Selected Papers Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 12 (6):405-407.
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    Alan C. Bowen (1988). Thesaurus Linguae Graecae: Canon of Greek Works and Authors. Ancient Philosophy 8 (1):136-137.
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    Alan C. Bowen (1993). Giangiacomo Panessa: Fonti greche e latine per la storia dell'ambiente e del clima nel mondo greco. 2 vols. (Pubblicazioni della classe di lettere e filosofia, 8–9.) Pp. lvi + 1024; 5 maps. Pisa: Scuola Normale Superiore, 1991. Paper. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 43 (02):462-463.
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    Alan C. Bowen (1999). P. M. J. E. Tummers, Ed., The Latin Translation of Anaritius' Commentary on Euclid's Elements of Geometry, Books I–IV. (Artistarium, Supplementa, 9.) Nijmegen: Ingenium, 1994. Paper. Pp. Xxix, 187; Many Diagrams. [REVIEW] Speculum 74 (1):258-259.
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    Alan C. Bowen (1993). MUL.APIN: An Astronomical Compendium in Cuneiform. Ancient Philosophy 13 (1):139-142.
  15. Alan C. Bowen (2002). Philosophy and Science (Princeton). He has Edited Selected Papers of FM Cornford (New York, 1987) and Science and Philosophy in Classical Greece (New York, 1991), and is the Author of Many Articles on the History of Greco-Latin Astronomy and Harmonic Science. He and Robert B. Todd. [REVIEW] Perspectives on Science 10 (2).
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  16. Alan C. Bowen (ed.) (1991). Science and Philosophy in Classical Greece. Garland.
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    Alan C. Bowen (2012). Simplicius on the Planets and Their Motions: In Defense of a Heresy. Brill.
    The book contends that the digression ending Simplicius’ In de caelo 2.12 is not a proper history of early Greek planetary theory, but a creative atempt to show that to accept Ptolemy’s planetary hypotheses one need not repudiate Aristotle’s argument that the cosmos is eternal.
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