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Anaxagoras and the birth of physics,

Author: Daniel E Gershenson; Daniel A Greenberg
Publisher: New York, Blaisdell [1964]
Series: History of physics., ser. 1: Natural philosophy before Aristotle.
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Gershenson, Daniel E.
Anaxagoras and the birth of physics.
New York, Blaisdell [1964]
(OCoLC)621726516
Named Person: Anaxagoras.; Anaxagoras.; Anaxagoras.; Anaxagoras, Clazomenius; Physik; Anaxagoras (Clazomenius); Anaxagoras.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel E Gershenson; Daniel A Greenberg
OCLC Number: 899834
Description: xxv, 538 pages.
Contents: Part I. Anaxagoras and the birth of physics --
1. Anaxagoras' life and times --
2. The constitution of matter --
3. The elementary substances --
4. The foundations of dynamics --
5. Mind and the theory of perception --
6. The creation of the world --
7. Specific physical theories --
8. Astronomy --
9. Earth sciences --
10. Biology --
Part II. The Ancient Sources --
Plato (1-13) --
Xemphon (14) --
Isocrates (15) --
Demosthenes (16) --
Aristotle (17-85) --
Theophrastus (86-93) --
The Inscription on the Parian Marble (Marmor Parium) (94) --
Satyrus (95-96) --
Lucretius (97) --
Cicero (98-108) --
Varro (109) --
Philodemus (110-118) --
Diodorus of Sicily (115-118) --
Dionysius of Halicarnassus (119-120) --
Strabo (121) --
Vitruvius (122-125) --
Philo (126-129) --
Valerius Maximus (130-134) --
Seneca --
Pliny (140-141) --
Josephus (142-143) --
Dio Chrysostom (144) --
Quintilian (145) --
Probus (146-147) --
Clement of Rome (148) --
Plutarch (149-197) --
From a Chronological Inscription (198) --
Aspasius (199) --
Justin Martyr --
Fronto (201) --
Lucian (202) --
Apuleius (203) --
Aulus Gellius (204) --
Maximus of Tyre (205) --
Aelius Aristides (206-210) --
Galen (211-236) --
Irenaeus (237) --
Sextus Empiricus (238-246) --
Athenaeus (247-249) --
Clement of Alexandria (250-254) --
Tertullian (255-257) --
Aelian (258-261) --
Philostratus (262-266) --
Origen (267-269) --
Origen (Hippolytus?) (207-273) --
Censorinus (274) --
Minucius Felix (275) --
Solinus (276) --
Plotinus (277-278) --
Harpocration (279) --
Alexander of Aphrodisias (280-335) --
Diogenes Laertius (336-354) --
Lactantius (355-364) --
Iamblichus (365-366) --
Eusebius (367-386) --
Chalcidius (387-389) --
Servius (390) --
Julian (391-392) --
Labnius (393-395) --
Ammianus Marcellinus (396-398) --
Gregory of Nazianzus (399) --
Themistius (400-430) --
Nemesius (431) --
Jerome (432) --
Martianus Capella (433) --
Augustine (434-438) --
Cyril of Alexandria (439-440) --
Syrianus (441-444) --
Theodoretus (445-460) --
Hero of Alexandria (461) --
Proclus (462-469) --
Sidonius Apollinaris (470-471) --
Hermias (philosophus) (472) --
Hermias (christianus) (473) --
Stobaeus (474-493) --
Philoponus (494-562) --
Boethius (563) --
Damascius (564) --
Asclepius of Tralles (565-594) --
Lydus (595-597) --
Olympiodorus (598-611) --
Simplicius (612-707) --
Part III. The ancient and modern traditions about Anaxagoras --
Chapter 1. On the reliability of the sources --
Chapter 2. Ancient traditions about Anaxagoras --
1. Reliable traditions --
2. Expanded traditions based on reliable data --
3. Traditions constructed from allusions of misreadings or from historical probability --
4. Traditions in which Anaxagoras is confused with others --
5. Late traditions whose validity is uncertain --
Chapter 3. So-called fragments --
1. Scholarly opinion concerning quotations of Anaxagoras' words --
2. "Direct Quotations from Anaxagoras' Book" brought by Simplicius --
A. Same "Quotations" appear differently in different places --
B. It is often impossible to tell where the "Quotations" begin or end --
C. "Quotations" are full of interpolations --
D. Presence or absence of Ionic forms is not a deciding factor --
E. It is impossible to establish order among different "Quotations" or among the parts of a single long "Quotation" --
F. Simplicius did not have Anaxagoras book-G. Some of the "Quotations" may not be even remotely related to Anaxagoras' words --
3. How the ancient handbooks of "Quotations" originated --
A. Illustrative excerpts are quoted in the works of Aristotle --
B. Most of the "Quotations" are meant to serve as source material to illustrate statements of Aristotle --
C. Evidence outside of Simplicius' writings for the existence of these handbooks --
4. Conclusion --
Chapter 4. A survey of modern interpretations of Anaxagoras' work --
1. Introduction --
2. Seventeenth century --
3. Eighteenth century --
4. First half of the nineteenth century --
5. Second half of the nineteenth century --
6. The first half of the twentieth century.
Series Title: History of physics., ser. 1: Natural philosophy before Aristotle.
Responsibility: by Daniel E. Gershenson and Daniel A. Greenberg.

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