Geoffrey of Aspall, Part 1: Questions on Aristotle's Physics by Sylvia DonatiGeoffrey of Aspall, Part 1: Questions on Aristotle's Physics by Sylvia Donati

Geoffrey of Aspall, Part 1: Questions on Aristotle's Physics

EditorSylvia Donati

Hardcover | June 24, 2017

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Geoffrey of Aspall, who died in 1287 and was master of Arts by 1262, was active at Oxford in the years 1255 to1265. He wrote commentaries on several Aristotelian works, and was certainly a major protagonist of the introduction of Aristotelian learning to Oxford. In particular, he produced avery extensive question-style commentary on Aristotle's Physics, which contains important discussions of the fundamental topics of Aristotle's natural philosophy, like matter, form, natural agency, causes, change, the infinite and the continuum, time, the eternity of the world, self-movers. Aspall'sPhysics commentary shows the influence of Grosseteste's metaphysics of light and of Roger Bacon's view on the physical role of intentional species, as well as a strong inclination to ontological realism.Aspall's commentary on Aristotle's Physics is edited here in two volumes, which together form the first critical edition of this work. The Latin text is accompanied by a facing English translation, and the text is extensively cross-referenced and provided with scholarly apparatus. The detailedintroduction guides the reader through the intricacies of the textual transmission of Aspall's commentary, and also presents the main topics discussed in this commentary. The appendix to the edition makes available alternative versions of some sections of Aspall's commentary.
Cecilia Trifolgi: BA ('Laurea') in Philosophy (1986) and BA in Mathematics (1995) from the University of Pisa. PhD in Mathematics from the University of Milan (2001). Since October 1999, University lecturer in medieval philosophy at the University of Oxford, and since October 2008 Professor of Medieval Philosophy. Specializes in the r...
Title:Geoffrey of Aspall, Part 1: Questions on Aristotle's PhysicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:700 pagesPublished:June 24, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Life and works of Geoffrey of Aspall2. The Questions on the Physics3. Manuscript tradition and editorial principles4. Presentation of the text5. The main doctrinal points of Geoffrey of Aspall's Questions on the PhysicsBibliographyQUAESTIONES SUPER PHYSICAM, LIBRI I-IV, VIII (Recensio O)Tabula quaestionum / List of questionsLIBER I / BOOK ILIBER II / BOOK IILIBER IV / BOOK IVLIBER III / BOOK IIILIBER VIII / BOOK VIII