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Anaxagoras and the birth of physics,, by Daniel E. Gershenson and Daniel A. Greenberg

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Anaxagoras and the birth of physics,
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Anaxagoras and the birth of physics,
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by Daniel E. Gershenson and Daniel A. Greenberg
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eng
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Gershenson, Daniel E
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B205.Z7
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G4
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WZ 100
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A536G 1964
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Greenberg, Daniel A
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A History of physics: its concepts, methods, and theories. Series I: Natural philosophy before Aristotle
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  • Anaxagoras
  • Anaxagoras
  • Anaxagoras (Clazomenius)
  • Anaxagoras
  • Anaxagoras
  • Science
  • Physics
  • Physik
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Physik
  • Greece
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Anaxagoras and the birth of physics,, by Daniel E. Gershenson and Daniel A. Greenberg
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Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.447-469
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Part I. Anaxagoras and the birth of physics -- 1. Anaxagoras' life and times -- 2. The constitution of matter -- 3.The elementary substances -- 4. The foundations of dynamics -- 5. Mind and the theory of perception -- 6. The creation of the world -- 7. Specific physical theories -- 8. Astronomy -- 9. Earth sciences -- 10. Biology -- Part II. The Ancient Sources -- Plato (1-13) -- Xemphon (14) -- Isocrates (15) -- Demosthenes (16) -- Aristotle (17-85) -- Theophrastus (86-93) -- The Inscription on the Parian Marble (Marmor Parium) (94) -- Satyrus (95-96) -- Lucretius (97) -- Cicero (98-108) -- Varro (109) -- Philodemus (110-118) -- Diodorus of Sicily (115-118) -- Dionysius of Halicarnassus (119-120) -- Strabo (121) -- Vitruvius (122-125) -- Philo (126-129) -- Valerius Maximus (130-134) -- Seneca -- Pliny (140-141) -- Josephus (142-143) -- Dio Chrysostom (144) -- Quintilian (145) -- Probus (146-147) -- Clement of Rome (148) -- Plutarch (149-197) -- From a Chronological Inscription (198) -- Aspasius (199) -- Justin Martyr -- Fronto (201) -- Lucian (202) -- Apuleius (203) -- Aulus Gellius (204) -- Maximus of Tyre (205) -- Aelius Aristides (206-210) -- Galen (211-236) -- Irenaeus (237) -- Sextus Empiricus (238-246) -- Athenaeus (247-249) -- Clement of Alexandria (250-254) -- Tertullian (255-257) -- Aelian (258-261) -- Philostratus (262-266) -- Origen (267-269) -- Origen (Hippolytus?) (207-273) -- Censorinus (274) -- Minucius Felix (275) -- Solinus (276) -- Plotinus (277-278) -- Harpocration (279) -- Alexander of Aphrodisias (280-335) -- Diogenes Laertius (336-354) -- Lactantius (355-364) -- Iamblichus (365-366) -- Eusebius (367-386) -- Chalcidius (387-389) -- Servius (390) -- Julian (391-392) -- Labnius (393-395) -- Ammianus Marcellinus (396-398) -- Gregory of Nazianzus (399) -- Themistius (400-430) -- Nemesius (431) -- Jerome (432) -- Martianus Capella (433) -- Augustine (434-438) -- Cyril of Alexandria (439-440) -- Syrianus (441-444) -- Theodoretus (445-460) -- Hero of Alexandria (461) -- Proclus (462-469) -- Sidonius Apollinaris (470-471) -- Hermias (philosophus) (472) -- Hermias (christianus) (473) -- Stobaeus (474-493) -- Philoponus (494-562) -- Boethius (563) -- Damascius (564) -- Asclepius of Tralles (565-594) -- Lydus (595-597) -- Olympiodorus (598-611) -- Simplicius (612-707) -- Part III. The ancient and modern traditions about Anaxagoras -- Chapter 1. On the reliability of the sources -- Chapter 2. Ancient traditions about Anaxagoras -- 1. Reliable traditions -- 2. Expanded traditions based on reliable data -- 3. Traditions constructed from allusions of misreadings or from historical probability -- 4. Traditions in which Anaxagoras is confused with others -- 5. Late traditions whose validity is uncertain -- Chapter 3. So-called fragments -- 1. Scholarly opinion concerning quotations of Anaxagoras' words -- 2. "Direct Quotations from Anaxagoras' Book" brought by Simplicius -- A. Same "Quotations" appear differently in different places -- B. It is often impossible to tell where the "Quotations" begin or end -- C. "Quotations" are full of interpolations -- D. Presence or absence of Ionic forms is not a deciding factor -- E. It is impossible to establish order among different "Quotations" or among the parts of a single long "Quotation" -- F. Simplicius did not have Anaxagoras book-G. Some of the "Quotations" may not be even remotely related to Anaxagoras' words -- 3. How the ancient handbooks of "Quotations" originated -- A. Illustrative excerpts are quoted in the works of Aristotle -- B. Most of the "Quotations" are meant to serve as source material to illustrate statements of Aristotle -- C. Evidence outside of Simplicius' writings for the existence of these handbooks -- 4. Conclusion -- Chapter 4. A survey of modern interpretations of Anaxagoras' work -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Seventeenth century -- 3. Eighteenth century -- 4. First half of the nineteenth century -- 5. Second half of the nineteenth century -- 6. The first half of the twentieth century
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xxv, 538 pages.
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63014168
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unmediated
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001380564
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  • (OCoLC)00899834
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Anaxagoras and the birth of physics,, by Daniel E. Gershenson and Daniel A. Greenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.447-469
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Anaxagoras and the birth of physics -- 1. Anaxagoras' life and times -- 2. The constitution of matter -- 3.The elementary substances -- 4. The foundations of dynamics -- 5. Mind and the theory of perception -- 6. The creation of the world -- 7. Specific physical theories -- 8. Astronomy -- 9. Earth sciences -- 10. Biology -- Part II. The Ancient Sources -- Plato (1-13) -- Xemphon (14) -- Isocrates (15) -- Demosthenes (16) -- Aristotle (17-85) -- Theophrastus (86-93) -- The Inscription on the Parian Marble (Marmor Parium) (94) -- Satyrus (95-96) -- Lucretius (97) -- Cicero (98-108) -- Varro (109) -- Philodemus (110-118) -- Diodorus of Sicily (115-118) -- Dionysius of Halicarnassus (119-120) -- Strabo (121) -- Vitruvius (122-125) -- Philo (126-129) -- Valerius Maximus (130-134) -- Seneca -- Pliny (140-141) -- Josephus (142-143) -- Dio Chrysostom (144) -- Quintilian (145) -- Probus (146-147) -- Clement of Rome (148) -- Plutarch (149-197) -- From a Chronological Inscription (198) -- Aspasius (199) -- Justin Martyr -- Fronto (201) -- Lucian (202) -- Apuleius (203) -- Aulus Gellius (204) -- Maximus of Tyre (205) -- Aelius Aristides (206-210) -- Galen (211-236) -- Irenaeus (237) -- Sextus Empiricus (238-246) -- Athenaeus (247-249) -- Clement of Alexandria (250-254) -- Tertullian (255-257) -- Aelian (258-261) -- Philostratus (262-266) -- Origen (267-269) -- Origen (Hippolytus?) (207-273) -- Censorinus (274) -- Minucius Felix (275) -- Solinus (276) -- Plotinus (277-278) -- Harpocration (279) -- Alexander of Aphrodisias (280-335) -- Diogenes Laertius (336-354) -- Lactantius (355-364) -- Iamblichus (365-366) -- Eusebius (367-386) -- Chalcidius (387-389) -- Servius (390) -- Julian (391-392) -- Labnius (393-395) -- Ammianus Marcellinus (396-398) -- Gregory of Nazianzus (399) -- Themistius (400-430) -- Nemesius (431) -- Jerome (432) -- Martianus Capella (433) -- Augustine (434-438) -- Cyril of Alexandria (439-440) -- Syrianus (441-444) -- Theodoretus (445-460) -- Hero of Alexandria (461) -- Proclus (462-469) -- Sidonius Apollinaris (470-471) -- Hermias (philosophus) (472) -- Hermias (christianus) (473) -- Stobaeus (474-493) -- Philoponus (494-562) -- Boethius (563) -- Damascius (564) -- Asclepius of Tralles (565-594) -- Lydus (595-597) -- Olympiodorus (598-611) -- Simplicius (612-707) -- Part III. The ancient and modern traditions about Anaxagoras -- Chapter 1. On the reliability of the sources -- Chapter 2. Ancient traditions about Anaxagoras -- 1. Reliable traditions -- 2. Expanded traditions based on reliable data -- 3. Traditions constructed from allusions of misreadings or from historical probability -- 4. Traditions in which Anaxagoras is confused with others -- 5. Late traditions whose validity is uncertain -- Chapter 3. So-called fragments -- 1. Scholarly opinion concerning quotations of Anaxagoras' words -- 2. "Direct Quotations from Anaxagoras' Book" brought by Simplicius -- A. Same "Quotations" appear differently in different places -- B. It is often impossible to tell where the "Quotations" begin or end -- C. "Quotations" are full of interpolations -- D. Presence or absence of Ionic forms is not a deciding factor -- E. It is impossible to establish order among different "Quotations" or among the parts of a single long "Quotation" -- F. Simplicius did not have Anaxagoras book-G. Some of the "Quotations" may not be even remotely related to Anaxagoras' words -- 3. How the ancient handbooks of "Quotations" originated -- A. Illustrative excerpts are quoted in the works of Aristotle -- B. Most of the "Quotations" are meant to serve as source material to illustrate statements of Aristotle -- C. Evidence outside of Simplicius' writings for the existence of these handbooks -- 4. Conclusion -- Chapter 4. A survey of modern interpretations of Anaxagoras' work -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Seventeenth century -- 3. Eighteenth century -- 4. First half of the nineteenth century -- 5. Second half of the nineteenth century -- 6. The first half of the twentieth century
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xxv, 538 pages.
Lccn
63014168
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
001380564
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00899834
  • (OCoLC)ocm00899834

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