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Simplicius : on Aristotle on the heavens 1.2-3

Author: Ian Mueller
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2011. ©2011
Series: Ancient commentators on Aristotle.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the arguments in Aristotle's On the Heavens propounds that the world neither came to be nor will perish. This volume contains the pagan Neoplatonist Simplicius of Cilicia's commentary on the first part of this this important work. The commentary is notable and unusual because Simplicius includes in his discussion lengthy representations of the Christian John Philoponus' criticisms of Aristotle along with his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
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Simplicius : on Aristotle on the heavens 1.2-3.
London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, ©2011
vi, 202 pages
Named Person: Aristotle.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Mueller
ISBN: 9781472501660 1472501667
OCLC Number: 878148084
Notes: "Paperback edition first published 2014"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (209 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; Translation of the text commented on (On the Heavens 1.2-3.270a12); Translation of the commentary; Notes; Appendix 1. The 'fragments' of Philoponus, Against Aristotle; Appendix 2. The 'fragments' of Alexander's commentary on De Caelo; Bibliography; Textual Questions; English-Greek Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; Greek-English Index; A; B; D; E; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; X; Z; Index of Passages; Index of Names; Subject Index; A; C; D; H; I; M; P; S.
Series Title: Ancient commentators on Aristotle.
Responsibility: translated by Ian Mueller.

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This is the first complete translation into a modern language of the first part of the pagan Neoplatonist Simplicius of Cilicia's commentary on Aristotle's argument that the world neither came to be  Read more...

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