Aristotle's Physics: A Collection of Essays (Clarendon by Lindsay Judson

By Lindsay Judson

The Physics is one among Aristotle's masterpieces--a paintings of outstanding highbrow energy which has had a profound impression at the improvement of metaphysics and the philosophy of technological know-how, in addition to at the improvement of physics itself. This choice of ten new essays by means of prime Aristotelian students examines quite a lot of concerns within the Physics and comparable works, together with process, causation and clarification, likelihood, teleology, the countless, the character of time, the critique of atomism, the function of arithmetic in Aristotle's physics, and the idea that of self-motion. The essays provide clean ways to Aristotle's paintings in those parts, and significant new interpretations of his thought.

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