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Title Averroes' natural philosophy and its reception in the Latin west / edited by Paul J.J.M. Bakker
Published Leuven : Leuven University Press, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 249 pages)
Series Ancient and medieval philosophy. Series 1 ; L
Ancient and medieval philosophy. Series 1 ; L.
Contents Paul J.J.M. Bakker -- Introduction; Cristina Cerami -- L'eternel par soi; 1. Introduction; 2. De la terre au ciel: la premiere interpretation de Physique VIII. 1; 3. Du ciel a la terre: la seconde lecture de Physique VIII. 1; 4. Conclusions; Jean-Baptiste Brenet -- Alexandre D'Aphrodise ou le materialiste malgre lui; Dag Nikolaus Hasse -- Averroes' Critique of Ptolemy and Its Reception by John of Jandun and Agostino Nifo; Silvia Donati -- Is Celestial Motion a Natural Motion?; 1. Introduction; 2. The Commentaries on the Physics; 3. The Aristotelian Background: Natural Motion in the Physics
4. The Arabic Tradition: Avicenna and Averroes5. The Latin Commentary Tradition: Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas; 6. The Latin Commentary Tradition: The Arts Masters; 7. Conclusion; Appendix List of the Relevant Questions in Book II of the Commentaries on the Physics; Cecilia Trifogli -- The Reception of Averroes' View on Motion in the Latin West; 1. Introduction; 2. Averroes' View; 3. Walter Burley's Interpretation; 4. Conclusion; Edith Dudley Sylla -- Averroes and Fourteenth- Century Theories of Alteration; 1. Introduction; 2. Averroes as a Source for Burley and Ockham
3. Other Thirteenth-Century Discussions of minima naturalia4. Averroes' Long Commentary on the Physics and Fourteenth-Century Sciences of Motion; 5. Conclusion; Craig Martin -- Providence and Seventeenth-Century Attacks on Averroes; 1. Introduction; 2. Medieval and Early Renaissance Origins; 3. Late-Renaissance Theology, Philosophy, and Philology; 4. Early Modern Polemics; 5. Conclusion; Bibliography; I. Unpublished Works; II. Published Works; Index Codicum Manu Scriptorum; Index Nominum
Summary Ibn Rushd (1126-1198), or Averroes, is widely known as the unrivalled commentator on virtually all works by Aristotle. His commentaries and treatises were used as manuals for understanding Aristotelian philosophy until the Age of the Enlightenment. Both Averroes and the movement commonly known as 'Latin Averroism' have attracted considerable attention from historians of philosophy and science. Whereas most studies focus on Averroes' psychology, particularly on his doctrine of the 'unity of the intellect', Averroes' natural philosophy as a whole and its influence still remain largely unexplored. This volume aims to fill the gap by studying various aspects of Averroes' natural philosophical thought, in order to evaluate its impact on the history of philosophy and science between the late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period
Notes International conference proceedings
5 English, 2 French contributions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes In English, with two French contributions
Print version record
Subject Averroës, 1126-1198 -- Congresses
Averroës, 1126-1198 -- Appreciation -- Congresses
Averroës, 1126-1198
Philosophy of nature -- History -- Congresses
Islamic philosophy -- Congresses
Philosophy, Medieval -- Congresses
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Medieval.
PHILOSOPHY -- Reference.
Art appreciation
Islamic philosophy
Philosophy, Medieval
Philosophy of nature
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789461661906