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Title New perspectives on Aristotle's De caelo / edited by Alan C. Bowen and Christian Wildberg
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 320 pages)
Series Philosophia antiqua, 0079-1687 ; v. 117
Philosophia antiqua ; v. 117
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)
Summary 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
Bibliography "Aristotle's De caelo: a bibliography"-Page 283-298
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Aristotle. De caelo.
Astronomy, Greek.
Cosmology, Ancient.
Form Electronic book
Author Bowen, Alan C., editor
Wildberg, Christian, editor
LC no. 2009029137
ISBN 1282949535
9004189823 (electronic bk.)
9789004189829 (electronic bk.)