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  1. Ernesto Paparazzo (2013). Viewing the World From Different Angles: Plato's Timaeus 54E-55A. Apeiron 46 (3):1-26.
    Journal Name: Apeiron Issue: Ahead of print.
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  2. Ernesto Paparazzo (2011). Why Five Worlds? Plato's Timaeus 55C–D. Apeiron 44 (2):147-162.
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  3. Ernesto Paparazzo (2009). Augustine on Symmetry. Augustinian Studies 40 (1):49-74.
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  4. Ernesto Paparazzo (2008). Why Take Chemistry Stoically? The Case of Posidonius. Foundations of Chemistry 10 (1):63-75.
    This paper analyzes views of the Stoic philosopher Posidonius (1st century BC) in the light of modern Chemistry. I propose that Posidonius’ account on “generation and destruction” bears noteworthy similarities to the scientific notions of chemical elements, chemical species, nuclear reactions, and the law of conservation of mass. I find that his views compare favorably also with our understanding of chemical change at solid surfaces. Provided his thought is correctly placed in the cultural context of his day, I argue that (...)
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  5. Ernesto Paparazzo (2005). The Elder Pliny, Posidonius and Surfaces. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 56 (2):363-376.
    This paper tries to demonstrate that some passages of Pliny's Naturalis historia on metallurgical materials are influenced by the Stoic philosopher Posidonius' view that surfaces possess a physical existence. Indeed, Pliny reports that copper surfaces are material, both acting towards drawing a patina to themselves, and being acted upon; i.e. they are both chemically modified by air and fire, and subject to mechanical removal. Also relatable to Posidonius, namely to his view of the interaction between soul and body, is Pliny's (...)
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