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Philoponus

John Philoponus

Philoponus

against Proclus on the eternity of the world 12-18

by John Philoponus

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proclus, -- ca. 410-485.,
  • Cosmology -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Eternity -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Creation -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Translated from the Ancient Greek.

    Statementtranslated by James Wilberding.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesAncient commentators on Aristotle
    ContributionsWilberding, James.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19950919M
    ISBN 100715634100

    Explore books by John Philoponus with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Philoponus: On Aristotle on the Soul Eijk, Philip J., Aristotle., Philoponus, John Until the launch of this series over ten years ago, volumes of the ancient Greek commentators on Aristotle, written mainly between and AD, constituted the largest corpus of extant Greek philosophical writings not translated into.

    Preface 1. Philoponus and Alexandria: An Historical Introduction 2. Reconciling the Mathematical and Physical Aspects of Optics 3. The Propagation of Light Without the Passage of Time 4. The Propagation of Light, Impetus Theory, and Aristotle’s Physics III.3 5. Reexamining the Case for Neoplatonic Influence on Philoponus’ Causal Theories 6. Most of what is known about Philoponus is found in a few remarks made by him and by some of his contemporaries. He gives the dates of two of his books: his commentary on Aristotle’s Physica was written in and his book against Proclus in One of his last works, De opificio mundi, was.

      Philoponus, John Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. If you are a student or academic complete our librarian recommendation form to recommend the Oxford Research Encyclopedias to your librarians for an institutional free trial.   This volume completes, starting from chapter 6, the commentary by the young Philoponus on Aristotle's Categories, of which chapters were previously published in this series (Philoponus: On Aristotle Categories with Philoponus: A Treatise Concerning the Whole and the Parts).


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Aristotle's opening chapter in the Physics is an abstract reflection on methodology for the investigation of nature, or 'physics'.

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Aristotle's subject here is time, and his treatment of it had led to controversy in earlier writers. On Aristotle's "On Coming-to-Be and Perishing 11" by Philoponus & Inna Kupreeva and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at [(Against Proclus "On the Eternity of the World ")] [Author: John Philoponus] published on (March, ) by John Philoponus | 24 Mar out of 5 stars 1.

Originally published in Philoponus&#; long commentary on Aristotle&#;s definition of light sets up the major concerns, both in optics and theory of light, that are discussed here. Light was of special interest in Neoplatonism because of its being something incorporeal in the Author: Jean De Groot.

"Philoponus' massive commentary, the most complete ancient discussion of Posterior Analytics book, offers uniquely valuable testimony to the way this book was read and understood in late antiquity, as well as providing information on earlier interpretations. John Philoponus was one of the last great original thinkers of Greek antiquity, and he was the first person to begin a significant, wide-ranging assault on Aristotle’s flawed physics.

Philoponus originated one of physics’ great paradigm shifts: he said that after a projectile is launched, it keeps moving because of a force impressed into it.

Originally published in Philoponus’ long commentary on Aristotle’s definition of light sets up the major concerns, both in optics and theory of light, that are discussed here.

Light was of special interest in Neoplatonism because of its being something incorporeal in the world of natural bodies. Light therefore had a special role in the philosophical analysis of the.

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In the chapters discussed in this section of Philoponus' Physics commentary, Aristotle explores a range of questions about the basic structure of reality, the nature of prime matter, the principles of change, the relation between form and matter, and the issue of whether things can come into being out of nothing, and if so, in what sense that is true.

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Westerink. John Philoponus (/fᵻˈlɒpənəs/; Ἰωάννης ὁ Φιλόπονος; c. ), also known as John the Grammarian or John of Alexandria, was an Alexandrian philologist, Aristotelian commentator and Christian theologian, author of a considerable number of philosophical treatises and theological :   Aristotle and Philoponus on Light.

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Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Taylor And Francis. 1. Biography of John Philoponus John Philoponus, also known as John the Grammarian or John of Alexandria, was a Christian Monophysite Church author, philosopher, grammarian, mathematician, physicist, astronomer, in short one of the most distinguished scientists of the sixth century in the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) : Konstantinos Kalachanis, Efstratios Theodossiou, Evangelia Panou, Vassilios Manimanis, Ioannis Kosti.

Philoponus’ long commentary on Aristotle’s definition of light sets up the major concerns, both in optics and theory of light, that are discussed here. Light was of special interest in Neoplatonism because of its being something incorporeal in the world of natural by: Paul Lettinck has restored a lost text of Philoponus by translating it for the first time from Arabic (only limited fragments have survived in the original Greek).

The text, recovered from annotations in an Arabic translation of Aristotle, is an abridging paraphrase of Philoponus' commentary on Physics Bookswith two final comments on Book 8.