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Author Albertus, Magnus, Saint, 1193?-1280.

Title Questions concerning Aristotle's On animals / Albert the Great ; translated by Irven M. Resnick and Kenneth F. Kitchell, Jr
Published Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 574 pages)
Series Fathers of the church. Mediaeval continuation ; v. 9
Fathers of the church. Mediaeval continuation ; v. 9
Contents ""Contents ""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Guides to Editorial Convention and Abbreviations""; ""Bibliography""; ""Introduction""; ""Questions Concerning Aristotle's On Animals ""; ""Book One ""; ""Book Two ""; ""Book Three ""; ""Book Four""; ""Book Five ""; ""Book Six""; ""Book Seven ""; ""Book Eight ""; ""Book Nine ""; ""Book Ten ""; ""Book Eleven ""; ""Book Twelve ""; ""Book Thirteen""; ""Book Fourteen""; ""Book Fifteen""; ""Book Sixteen""; ""Book Seventeen""; ""Book Eighteen""; ""Book Nineteen""; ""Index""
Summary "This text, the Questions concerning Aristotle's On Animals [Quaestiones super de animalibus], recovered only at the beginning of the twentieth century and never before translated in its entirety, represents Conrad of Austria's report on a series of disputed questions that Albert the Great addressed in Cologne ca. 1258. The Questions, in nineteen books, mixes two distinct genres: the scholastic quaestio, with arguments pro et contra, a determination, and answers to the objections; and the straightforward question-and-response found, for example, in The Prose Salernitan Questions." "Here, even more dearly perhaps than in his slightly later and much larger paraphrastic commentary On Animals [De animalibus], Albert adduces his own views - often criticizing other medieval physicians and natural philosophers - on comparative anatomy, human physiology, sexuality, procreation, and embryology. This translation, based on the critical edition that appeared in the Cologne edition of Albert's work, helps to explain the title "patron saint of scientists" bestowed upon Albert by Pope Pius XII." "This work should find its audience among medievalists and historians of science and culture. More so than the massive On Animals, it should prove useful in the classroom as an encyclopedia or handbook of medieval life."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages xxvii-xxxiii) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Aristotle. De partibus animalium.
Physiology -- Early works to 1800.
Science, Medieval -- Sources.
Veterinary medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works.
Form Electronic book
Author Kitchell, Kenneth F., Jr., 1947-
Resnick, Irven M.
LC no. 2007032021
ISBN 0813217520 (electronic bk.)
9780813217529 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Quaestiones super De animalibus. English