The Mechanization of Aristotelianism: The Late Aristotelian Setting of Thomas Hobbes Natural Philosophy

The Mechanization of Aristotelianism: The Late Aristotelian Setting of Thomas Hobbes Natural Philosophy

by Cees Leijenhorst, Cornelis Hendrik Leijenhorst
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004117296

ISBN-13: 9789004117297

Pub. Date: 12/18/2001

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

An acclaimed study - now available for the first time in English - investigates the relation between Thomas Hobbes’ natural philosophy as represented in his Prima Philosophia (the second part of De corpore (1655)) and the various currents of Renaissance and early modern Aristotelianism.

Overview

An acclaimed study - now available for the first time in English - investigates the relation between Thomas Hobbes’ natural philosophy as represented in his Prima Philosophia (the second part of De corpore (1655)) and the various currents of Renaissance and early modern Aristotelianism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004117297
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/18/2001
Series:
Medieval and Early Modern Science Series, #3
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.52(w) x 9.64(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Notice to the Reader
Abbreviations

Introduction
Hobbes and the Aristotelians
Philosophia Prima
Aristotelianism
The Scope and structure of this Study

Chapter 1 Hobbes and the Aristotelians on Prima Philosophia
Introduction
1. Prima Philosophia as a Discipline of the Non-Transcendent
2. Prima Philosophia as Physica Generalis
3. Prima Philosophia as a Science of Principles and Definitions

Chapter 2 Sense Perception and Imagination
Introduction
1. Sense Perception in the Short Tract
2. Hobbes' Later Doctrine of Sense Perception
Conclusion: Aristotelianism, Mechanicism, and Renaissance Pansensism

Chapter 3 Space and Time
Introduction
1. Hobbes’ Concept of Space
2. Hobbes’ Concept of Time

Chapter 4 Body and Accident
Introduction
1. Substance and Accident in the Short Tract
2. Hobbes’ Concept of Body in De Corpore
3. Hobbes’ Concept of Accident in De Corpore
Epilogue: The Principle of Individuation

Chapter 5 Causality, Motion and Necessity
Introduction
1. Motion, Causality and Necessity in the Short Tract
2. Causality, Motion, and Necessity in Hobbes’ Later Works

Conclusion

Bibliography
Primary Literature
Studies

Index Nominum

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