What goes up: Proclus against Aristotle on the fifth element

Australasian Journal of Philosophy 80 (3):261 – 287 (2002)
Proclus defends the Platonic view that the heavens consist in (the highest gradations) of all four elements. He attacks Aristotle's view that the heavens consist in a distinct, fifth element.
Keywords aether  ancient astronomy  Plato's Timaeus
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DOI 10.1080/713659466
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