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New perspectives on Aristotle's De caelo

Author: Alan C Bowen; Christian Wildberg
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series: Philosophia antiqua, v. 117.
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Aristotle's great ambition in his "De caelo" was to determine the nature and structure of the geocentric universe. This collection of essays addresses key epistemological and methodological issues raised by the numerous arguments that Aristotle offers.
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New perspectives on Aristotle's De caelo.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
(DLC) 2009029137
(OCoLC)429816874
Named Person: Aristotle.; Aristoteles.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan C Bowen; Christian Wildberg
ISBN: 9789004189829 9004189823 1282949535 9781282949539
OCLC Number: 695990224
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 320 pages).
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; From Plato's Timaeus to Aristotle's De caelo: The Case of the Missing World Soul (Thomas K. Johansen); The Possibilities of Being and Not-Being in De caelo 1.11-12 (Sarah Broadie); Two Standards for Inquiry in Aristotle's De caelo (Robert Bolton (Rutgers University)); Natural, Unnatural, and Preternatural Motions: Contrariety and the Argument for the Elements in De caelo 1.2-4 (R.J. Hankinson); Why Does the Earth Move to the Center? An Examination of Some Explanatory Strategies in Aristotle's Cosmology (Mohan Matthen).
Series Title: Philosophia antiqua, v. 117.
Responsibility: edited by Alan C. Bowen and Christian Wildberg.

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