The Resource Averroes' physics : a turning point in medieval natural philosophy, Ruth Glasner

Averroes' physics : a turning point in medieval natural philosophy, Ruth Glasner

Label
Averroes' physics : a turning point in medieval natural philosophy
Title
Averroes' physics
Title remainder
a turning point in medieval natural philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Glasner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Glasner, Ruth
Index
index present
LC call number
QC7
LC item number
.G65 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Philosophy, Medieval
  • Science, Medieval
  • Averroës
  • Aristotle
Label
Averroes' physics : a turning point in medieval natural philosophy, Ruth Glasner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Introduction : science through exegesis -- The complexity of Averroes' writing -- Description of the corpus -- The short commentary -- The middle commentary -- The long commentary -- The Questions in physics -- The order of writing -- The changing cultural contexts -- Versions and revisions -- The short commentary -- The middle commentary -- The long commentary -- The late stratum of the long commentary -- The formal introduction -- The uses of syllogism -- The turning to Alexander -- Averroes' new physics -- The turning point of Physics VIII : the breakdown of determinism -- The challenge of indeterminism -- Conflicting messages in Aristotle -- The story of the middle commentary -- The riddle of the long commentary -- The turning point of Physics VI : the breakdown of motion -- Introduction : The various concepts of motion in Aristotle's Physics -- Aristotle's divisibility argument : a crack in the interval model of motion (Physics VI.4) -- Physics V reinterpreted : from homogeneity to heterogeneity -- Physics VI reinterpreted : from a continuous interval to a contiguous chain -- Physics III reintepreted : from dimensional entity to boundary entity -- When did the turning point occur? -- The turning point of Physics VII : the breakdown of physical body -- Can physical body be a true homoeomer? -- Aristotle's moving-agent argument (physics VII.1) -- Alexander vs. Galen on the meaning of essentiality -- Averroes' notion of first-moved part -- Averroes' 'Aristotelian' atomism -- The 'divorce' between mathematics and physics -- When did the turning point occur?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 229 p.
Isbn
9780199567737
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009001721
System control number
  • 3275006-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3275006
  • (Sirsi) o294885654
  • (OCoLC)294885654
Label
Averroes' physics : a turning point in medieval natural philosophy, Ruth Glasner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Introduction : science through exegesis -- The complexity of Averroes' writing -- Description of the corpus -- The short commentary -- The middle commentary -- The long commentary -- The Questions in physics -- The order of writing -- The changing cultural contexts -- Versions and revisions -- The short commentary -- The middle commentary -- The long commentary -- The late stratum of the long commentary -- The formal introduction -- The uses of syllogism -- The turning to Alexander -- Averroes' new physics -- The turning point of Physics VIII : the breakdown of determinism -- The challenge of indeterminism -- Conflicting messages in Aristotle -- The story of the middle commentary -- The riddle of the long commentary -- The turning point of Physics VI : the breakdown of motion -- Introduction : The various concepts of motion in Aristotle's Physics -- Aristotle's divisibility argument : a crack in the interval model of motion (Physics VI.4) -- Physics V reinterpreted : from homogeneity to heterogeneity -- Physics VI reinterpreted : from a continuous interval to a contiguous chain -- Physics III reintepreted : from dimensional entity to boundary entity -- When did the turning point occur? -- The turning point of Physics VII : the breakdown of physical body -- Can physical body be a true homoeomer? -- Aristotle's moving-agent argument (physics VII.1) -- Alexander vs. Galen on the meaning of essentiality -- Averroes' notion of first-moved part -- Averroes' 'Aristotelian' atomism -- The 'divorce' between mathematics and physics -- When did the turning point occur?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 229 p.
Isbn
9780199567737
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009001721
System control number
  • 3275006-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3275006
  • (Sirsi) o294885654
  • (OCoLC)294885654

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