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Simplicius: On Aristotle Physics 4.1-5 and 10-14
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: J.O. Urmson
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This companion to J. O. Urmson's translation in the same series of Simplicius' Corollaries on Place and Time contains Simplicius' commentary on the chapters on place and time in Aristotle's Physics book 4. It is a rich source for the preceding 800 years' discussion of Aristotle's views. Simplicius records attacks
Simplicius: On Aristotle Physics 5
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: J.O. Urmson
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-22 - Publisher: A&C Black

Simplicius, the greatest surviving ancient authority on Aristotle's Physics , lived in the sixth century A. D. He produced detailed commentaries on several of Aristotle's works. Those on the Physics, which alone come to over 1,300 pages in the original Greek, preserve a centuries-old tradition of ancient scholarship on Aristotle.
Philoponus: On Aristotle Physics 5-8 with Simplicius: On Aristotle on the Void
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: J.O. Urmson, Paul Lettinck
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-22 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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 Books 5-7, with
Simplicius: On Aristotle Physics 5
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: J.O. Urmson
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Simplicius, the greatest surviving ancient authority on Aristotle's Physics , lived in the sixth century A. D. He produced detailed commentaries on several of Aristotle's works. Those on the Physics, which alone come to over 1,300 pages in the original Greek, preserve a centuries-old tradition of ancient scholarship on Aristotle.
Simplicius: On Aristotle Physics 8.1-5
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: István Bodnár, Michael Chase, Michael Share
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-22 - Publisher: A&C Black

In this commentary on Aristotle Physics book eight, chapters one to five, the sixth-century philosopher Simplicius quotes and explains important fragments of the Presocratic philosophers, provides the fragments of his Christian opponent Philoponus' Against Aristotle On the Eternity of the World, and makes extensive use of the lost commentary of