Aristotle's On Generation and Corruption I

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In this collection, a stellar team of ancient philosophers from the UK, the USA, and Europe present a systematic, chapter-by-chapter study of one of Aristotle's key texts in his science and metaphysics Contributors include Keimpe Algra, Sarah Broadie, Jacques Brunschwig, M. F. Burnyeat, David Charles, Alan Code, John M. Cooper, Michael Crubellier, Dorothea Frede, Edward Hussey, Carlo Natali, David Sedley, and Christian Wildberg.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199242924
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 12/9/2004
  • Series: Symposia Aristotelica Series
  • Pages: 358
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Leiden University

University of Utrecht (Emeritus)

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Table of Contents

Introduction : Aristotle on the foundations of sublunary physics 7
1 On generation and corruption I.1 : a false start? 25
2 On generation and corruption I.2 65
3 On generation and corruption I.3 : substantial change and the problem of not-being 91
4 On generation and corruption I.4 : distinguishing alteration 123
5 Simple genesis and prime matter 151
6 On generation and corruption I.5 171
7 On generation and corruption I.6 195
8 On generation and corruption I.7 : Aristotle on poiein and paschein 219
9 On generation and corruption I.8 243
10 On generation and corruption I.9 267
11 On generation and corruption I.10 : on mixture and mixables 289
12 A note on Aristotle on mixture 315
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