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Space, time, matter, and form : essays on Aristotle's physics

Author: David Bostock
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford Aristotle studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of David Bostock's essays on themes from Aristotle's "Physics". The first five papers look at issues raised in the first two books of "Physics", centred on notions of matter and form;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Named Person: Aristotle.; Aristote.; Aristóteles.; Aristoteles; Aristoteles.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Bostock
ISBN: 0199286868 9780199286867
OCLC Number: 61660270
Description: vi, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Aristotle on the principles of change in physics I --
Aristotle on the transmutation of the elements in De generatione et corruptione I. 1-4 --
Aristotle's theory of matter --
Aristotle on teleology in nature --
Aristotle's theory of form --
Aristotle on the Eleatics in physics I. 2-3 --
Aristotle, Zeno, and the potential infinite --
A note on Aristotle's account of place --
Aristotle's account of time --
Aristotle on continuity in physics VI.
Series Title: Oxford Aristotle studies.
Responsibility: David Bostock.
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