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

Author: David Bostock
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford Scholarship Online
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This text collects ten of David Bostock's essays on themes from Aristotle's 'Physics', four of them published here for the first time. The first five papers look at issues raised in the first two books of the 'Physics', centred on notions of matter and form; the latter five examine themes in the remaining books.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Aristoteles
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Bostock
ISBN: 0199286868 9780199286867
OCLC Number: 885168917
Description: 1 online resource (194 S.)
Contents: 1. Aristotle on the principles of change in Physics I ; 2. Transmutation of the Elements in De Generatione et Corruptione 1.1-4 ; 3. Aristotle's Theory of Matter ; 4. Aristotle on Teleology in Nature ; 5. Aristotle's Theory of Form ; 6. Aristotle on the Eleatics in Physics I, 2-3 ; 7. Aristotle, Zeno, and the Potential Infinite ; 8. Note on Aristotle's Account of Place ; 9. Aristotle's Account of Time ; 10. Aristotle on Continuity in Physics VI
Series Title: Oxford Scholarship Online
Responsibility: David Bostock.
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