On Aristotle On the Heavens 1.2-3 (Ancient Commentators on Aristotle)

On Aristotle On the Heavens 1.2-3 (Ancient Commentators on Aristotle)

Simplicius


one of many arguments in Aristotle's at the Heavens propounds that the area neither got here to be nor will perish. This quantity comprises the pagan Neoplatonist Simplicius of Cilicia's remark at the first a part of this this crucial paintings. The remark is extraordinary and weird simply because Simplicius comprises in his dialogue long representations of the Christian John Philoponus' criticisms of Aristotle together with his personal, usually sarcastic, responses.

This is the 1st whole translation right into a sleek language of Simplicius' observation, and is observed by means of a close advent, large explanatory notes and a bibliography.

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