Aristotle's Physics: A Critical Guide (Cambridge Critical by Mariska Leunissen

By Mariska Leunissen

Aristotle's examine of the wildlife performs a significantly very important half in his philosophical proposal. He was once very drawn to the phenomena of movement, causation, position and time, and teleology, and his theoretical fabrics during this sector are accrued in his Physics, a treatise of 8 books which has been very influential on later thinkers. This quantity of recent essays presents state of the art learn on Aristotle's Physics, taking into consideration fresh adjustments within the box of Aristotle when it comes to its figuring out of key recommendations and most well liked technique. The contributions reconsider the main innovations of the treatise (including nature, probability, teleology, paintings, and motion), reconstruct Aristotle's tools for the learn of nature, and make sure the bounds of his common philosophy. as a result of the foundational nature of Aristotle's Physics itself, the amount might be a must-read for all students engaged on Aristotle.

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