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

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Averroës' physics : a turning point in medieval natural philosophy
Title
Averroës' physics
Title remainder
a turning point in medieval natural philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Glasner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ruth Glasner presents an illuminating reappraisal of Averroes' physics. She reveals that Averroes changed his interpretation of the basic notions of physics - the structure of corporeal reality and the definition of motion - more than once
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Glasner, Ruth
Dewey number
530.01
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Averroës
  • Aristotle
  • Physics
  • Philosophy, Medieval
  • Science, Medieval
Label
Averroës' physics : a turning point in medieval natural philosophy, Ruth Glasner
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 176-194) and indexes
Color
multicolored
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?
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ocn463184558
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1 online resource (ix, 229 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191570346
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unknown
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)463184558
Label
Averroës' physics : a turning point in medieval natural philosophy, Ruth Glasner
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 176-194) and indexes
Color
multicolored
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?
Control code
ocn463184558
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 229 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191570346
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)463184558

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