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Galileo, the Jesuits, and the medieval Aristotle

Author: William A Wallace
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, ©1991.
Series: Collected studies, CS346.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The conventional opposition of scholastic Aristotelianism and humanistic science has been increasingly questioned in recent years. These articles aim to demonstrate that a progressive Aristotelianism  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Aristotle.; Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Albertus, Magnus Saint; Galileo Galilei; Aristote.; Thomas, d'Aquin saint; Albert le Grand, saint év. de Ratisbonne; Albertus, Magnus Saint; Aristotle.; Galileo Galilei; Thomas, Aquinas Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William A Wallace
ISBN: 0860782972 9780860782971
OCLC Number: 24009644
Description: 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Galileo and the Jesuit sources: Aristotelian influences on Galileo's thought; the problem of causality in Galileo's science; Aristotle and Galileo - the uses of (hupothesis) suppositio in scientific reasoning; Galileo and Aristotle in the Dialogo; Randall Redivivus - Galileo and the paduan Aristotelians; the early Jesuits and the heritage of Domingo de Soto; the problem of apodictic proof in early 17th century mechanics - Galileo, Guevara, and the Jesuits; science and philosophy at the collegio Romano in the time of Benedetti. Part 2 The medieval Aristotle: Albertus Magnus on suppositional necessity in the natural sciences; the scientific methodology of St. Albert the Great; St. Thomas's conception of natural philosophy and its method; aquinas on the temporal relation between cause and effect; Thomas Aquinas on Dialectics and rhetoric; Aristotelian science and rhetoric in transition - The Middle Ages and the renaissance; the intelligibility of nature - a neo-Aristotelian view.
Series Title: Collected studies, CS346.
Responsibility: William A. Wallace.

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