TITLE

Aristotle's Physics IV, 8: A vexed argument in the history of ideas

AUTHOR(S)
Lang, Helen S.
PUB. DATE
July 1995
SOURCE
Journal of the History of Ideas;Jul95, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p353
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the philosopher Aristotle's vexed and vexatious argument of Physics IV, 8. Aristotle's definition of physics and motion; Categories of being; Differences in the term `that through which a thing is moved;' Analogy of void and ratio in the context of motion; Analysis on an alleged contradiction in Aristotle's argument; Refuting the view on the void as the cause of motion.
ACCESSION #
9509271666

 

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