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

Averroes' physics : a turning point in medieval natural philosophy, Ruth Glasner, (electronic resource)

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
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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Glasner, Ruth
Dewey number
530.01
Index
index present
LC call number
QC7
LC item number
.G65 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ebrary, Inc
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  • Physics
  • Philosophy, Medieval
  • Science, Medieval
  • Averroës
  • Aristotle
Label
Averroes' physics : a turning point in medieval natural philosophy, Ruth Glasner, (electronic resource)
Link
http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/SOONER/Top?id=10353954
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [176]-194) 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
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780191570346
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3822585-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3822585
  • (Sirsi) i9780191570346
Label
Averroes' physics : a turning point in medieval natural philosophy, Ruth Glasner, (electronic resource)
Link
http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/SOONER/Top?id=10353954
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [176]-194) 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
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780191570346
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3822585-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3822585
  • (Sirsi) i9780191570346

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