Overview:Aristotle's Science of Matter and Motion - Although Aristotle's contribution to biology has long been recognized, there are many philosophers and historians of science who still hold that he was the great delayer of natural science, calling him the man who held up the Scientific Revolution by two thousand years. They argue that Aristotle never considered the nature of matter as such or the changes that perceptible objects undergo simply as physical objects; he only thought about the many different, specific natures found in perceptible objects. Aristotle's Science of Matter and Motion focuses on refuting this misconception, arguing that Aristotle actually offered a systematic account of matter, motion, and the basic causal powers found in all physical objects. Author Christopher Byrne sheds lights on Aristotle's account of matter, revealing how Aristotle maintained that all perceptible objects are ultimately made from physical matter of one kind or another, accounting for their basic common features. For Aristotle, then, matter matters a great deal.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725641-9781487503963. It was written by the following authors: Christopher Byrne. Book Aristotle's Science of Matter and Motion, which can be read online, published by the company: University of Toronto Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Criticism, Poetry, Drama. The book was published on 2018-07-11 00:00:00. It has 208 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 460 g. File for download Aristotle's Science of Matter and Motion has PDF format and is called aristotles-science-of-matter-and-motion.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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