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Author Simplicius, of Cilicia.

Title On Aristotle on the heavens 1.2-3 / Simplicus ; translated by Ian Mueller
Published London : Duckworth, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 202 pages)
Series Ancient commentators on Aristotle
Ancient commentators on Aristotle.
Contents Machine generated contents note: a. Passages quoted by Simplicius -- b. Early texts cited in the notes -- a. Names mentioned by Simplicius -- b. Scholars cited in the Introduction and Notes to the Translation
Summary Ian Mueller was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago. --Book Jacket
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 nor will perish. It is notable and unusual among the commentaries because Simplicius includes in his discussion lengthy representations of the Christian John Philoponus' criticisms of Aristotle along with his own, frequently heavily sarcastic, responses
Notes Translated from the Ancient Greek
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Subject Aristotle. De caelo.
Astronomy, Ancient.
Astronomy, Greek -- Early works to 1800.
Cosmology -- Early works to 1800.
Cosmology, Ancient.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Mueller, Ian.
ISBN 1472501667 (electronic bk.)
9781472501660 (electronic bk.)