Aristotles Physics: A Collection of Essays

Paperback | November 1, 1988

EditorLindsay Judson

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The Physics is one of Aristotle's masterpieces - a work of extraordinary intellectual power which has had a profound influence on the development of metaphysics and the philosophy of science, as well as on the development of physics itself. This collection of ten new essays by leadingAristotelian scholars examines a wide range of issues in the Physics and related works, including method, causation and explanation, chance, teleology, the infinite, the nature of time, the critique of atomism, the role of mathematics in Aristotle's physics, and the concept of self-motion. Theessays offer fresh approaches to Aristotle's work in these areas, and important new interpretations of his thought. The book also contains an extensive bibliography.

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The Physics is one of Aristotle's masterpieces - a work of extraordinary intellectual power which has had a profound influence on the development of metaphysics and the philosophy of science, as well as on the development of physics itself. This collection of ten new essays by leadingAristotelian scholars examines a wide range of issue...

Lindsay Judson is at Christ Church, Oxford.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.67 inPublished:November 1, 1988Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198236026

ISBN - 13:9780198236023

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`Readers with a background in Aristotle's physical theories will find well-informed and insightful investigations into Aristotle's methods in natural philosophy.'Religious Studies Review