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Theory and practice in Aristotle's natural science

Author: David Ebrey; Alan Dodd Code
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of groundbreaking new essays show how Aristotle's natural science illuminates fundamental topics in his philosophy.

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Named Person: Aristotle.; Aristotle.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Ebrey; Alan Dodd Code
ISBN: 9781107055131 110705513X
OCLC Number: 896863207
Description: viii, 261 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / David Ebrey --
The 'matter' of sleep / Alan Code --
Are facts about matter primitive? / Jessica Gelber --
Blood, matter, and necessity / David Ebrey --
"And these things follow" : teleology, necessity, and explanation in Aristotle's meteorologica / Margaret Scharle --
Aristotle on the cosmological significance of biological generation / Devin Henry --
The two kinds of end in Aristotle : the view from the De anima / Thomas K. Johansen --
Two conceptions of soul in Aristotle / Christopher Frey --
Aristotle's architectonic sciences / Monte Ransome Johnson --
Varieties of definition / David Sedley --
Empty words / Sean Kelsey --
The scientific role of eulogos in Aristotle's Cael II 12 / Andrea Falcon and Mariska Leunissen.
Responsibility: edited by David Ebrey, Northwestern University, Illinois.

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