Philoponus and the rejection of aristotelian science

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John Philoponus and the Rejection of Aristotelian Science by Richard Sorabji

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Aristotelian Epistemology: The Road to Knowledge

Philoponus And The Rejection Of Aristotelian Science

Physical description; ix, p. Notes; Some of the essays previously delivered at a conference on Philoponus, held at the Institute of Classical Studies, London, , and at a seminar on Ancient science, held at the Institute of Classical Studies. Bibliography: p. One chapter translated from the French. Subjects; Philoponus, John active 6th century. Philoponus, John.

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Philoponus' chief claim to fame is his massive attack on the Aristotelian science of 23 Christian Wildberg, 'Impetus theory and the hermeneutics of science in .
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Philoponus and the Rejection of Aristotelian Science. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, The hallmark of recent scholarship on the Greek Aristotelian commentators has been an emphasis on their status as independent thinkers who can be studied in relation to contemporary and antecedent philosophical milieux. It is not, therefore, surprising that John Philoponus AD ? Though not the greatest of ancient Aristotelian exegetes, he is arguably the most interesting because of the sheer scope of his activities. A native of Alexandria, he was associated with the Aristotelian commentator Ammonius in his early life, and some of his commentaries are very closely related to Ammonius' lectures.

Jonathan Barnes. Classics , Classical philosophy , Aristotle , Science, technology and mathematics. He was a tireless author. His vast oeuvre, considerable portions of which survive, included commentaries on Aristotle, philosophical treatises, and works of Christian theology and Christian polemic. As a theologian, he was embroiled in the doctrinal disputes of the time, championing the monophysite cause and espousing tritheism.

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