On Aristotle Physics 4.10-14 (Ancient Commentators on Aristotle)
Philoponus' observation at the final a part of Aristotle's Physics booklet four doesn't supply significant choices to Aristotle's technology, as did his statement at the prior elements, bearing on position, vacuum and movement in a vacuum. Aristotle's topic this is time, and his therapy of it had resulted in controversy in past writers. Philoponus does supply novelties whilst he treats movement around a bend as in a single feel speedier than movement at the directly over an analogous distance within the comparable time, end result of the have to think of the better attempt concerned. And he issues out that during an past remark on booklet eight he had argued opposed to Aristotle for the potential for a final speedy of time.
This quantity includes an English translation of Philoponus' remark, in addition to an in depth advent, huge explanatory notes and a bibliography.
Small, while the continual for a line admits of lengthy and brief, and for a floor vast and slender, the quantity within the soul, no longer being non-stop, in basic terms admits of huge and small and never of lengthy and brief; while the quantity that's numbered admits qua variety of huge and small – for we are saying ‘a huge
Reciprocally measured through circulation. For we are saying large103 stream has happened, measuring it by the point,
that it isn't the character of topic to maintain the kinds without end; and it's not its nature to maintain them perpetually since it has the prospects of them all, and it has to be real in admire of each potentiality in it whether it is not likely to have its possibilities in useless. in order that is why it truly is akin to to not have the capacity to aid one and a similar shape ceaselessly: in order that it can be genuine in recognize of the opposite prospects too. This, then, within the first position, is what motives perishing; and,.
Circle since it is degree of round circulation. 223b25 and that
743,22.29ff.; 744,14; 747,24; 750,5; 769,26ff.; 770,5ff.; 771,3; 775,16ff.; 776,23; 780,23ff. rhuiskesthai: to circulate, be in flux, 703,25; 722,20; 727,11 rhusis: flowing, passage, 719,20; 727,22ff.; 735,25; 737,11; 761,17; 763,5 sêmainein: to suggest, 749,12; 750,11.24; 760,10; 761,24; 775,24 sêmaioun: to note, 750,24; 751,32 sêmeion: element, 704,9ff.; 727,11.22ff.; 731,3; 734,4; 735,2.21; 737,1; 761,5ff.; 763,4ff.,18ff.; 764,10 skhêma: determine (syllogistic), 709,33; 713,10; 722,9; 758,5; 768,28;.