Simplicius: On Aristotle Physics 8.1-5

Overview

In this commentary on Aristotle Physics book eight, chapters one to five, the sixth-century philosopher Simplicius quotes and explains important fragments of the Presocratic philosophers, provides the fragments of his Christian opponent Philoponus' Against Aristotle On the Eternity of the World, and makes extensive use of the lost commentary of Aristotle's leading defender, Alexander of Aphrodisias.

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Overview

In this commentary on Aristotle Physics book eight, chapters one to five, the sixth-century philosopher Simplicius quotes and explains important fragments of the Presocratic philosophers, provides the fragments of his Christian opponent Philoponus' Against Aristotle On the Eternity of the World, and makes extensive use of the lost commentary of Aristotle's leading defender, Alexander of Aphrodisias.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781472539175
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 4/10/2014
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

István Bodnár is Associate Professor at Eötvös University and Central European University, Hungary.
Michael Chase is a Researcher at the Centre Jean Pépin of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris-Villejuif, France.
Michael Share is an Honorary Research Fellow at the School of History and Classics, University of Tasmania, Australia.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Textual Emendations
Translation
Notes
Bibliography
English-Greek Glossary
Greek-English Index
Index of Passages Cited
General Index

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