The Resource Aristotle's science of matter and motion, Christopher Byrne

Aristotle's science of matter and motion, Christopher Byrne

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Aristotle's science of matter and motion
Title
Aristotle's science of matter and motion
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Christopher Byrne
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Language
eng
Summary
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
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Byrne, Christopher
Index
index present
LC call number
Q151
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Aristotle
  • Matter
  • Motion
  • SCIENCE / Energy
  • SCIENCE / Mechanics / General
  • SCIENCE / Physics / General
  • Matter
  • Motion
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Ancient & Classical
Label
Aristotle's science of matter and motion, Christopher Byrne
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Case against an Aristotelian Physics; Chapter 1: Motion and Change in Perceptible Objects; 1.1 The Common Attributes of Perceptible Objects; 1.1.1 Perceptible Objects and Physical Contact; 1.1.2 Perceptible Objects and Motion; 1.1.3 Perceptible Objects and Change; 1.2 Motion and Natural Motion; 1.2.1 Motion and the Definition of Change; 1.2.2 Motion and Place; 1.2.3 Motion and Inertial Motion; Chapter 2: Efficient Causality in Perceptible Objects; 2.1 General Principles of Efficient Causality; 2.1.1 Efficient Causality Belongs to Physical Agents; 2.1.2 Causation by Internal Parts; 2.1.3 Transmission Model of Causal Agency; 2.1.4 Causation by Commensurate Powers; 2.2 Mechanics and the Laws of Nature; 2.2.1 No Action at a Distance; 2.2.2 Proportion of Change to Physical Contact; 2.2.3 Spatial Dissipation of Causal Influence; 2.2.4 Combination of Causal Powers; 2.2.5 Necessity of Prior Motion; 2.2.6 Proportion between Cause and Effect; 2.2.7 Like Produces Like; 2.2.8 Universal Application and Experiments; Chapter 3: The Material Causes of Perceptible Objects; 3.1 The Definition of a Material Cause; 3.2 Perceptible Matter and the Division of the Sciences; 3.3 The Physical Requirements for Motion and Change; 3.3.1 The Substratum of Physical Interaction; 3.3.2 The Substratum of Locomotion; 3.3.3 The Substratum of Generation and Destruction; Chapter 4: The Material Elements and Prime Matter; 4.1 The Common Substratum of the Material Elements; 4.2 The Generation of the Material Elements; Chapter 5: Simple Physical Necessity in the Material Elements; 5.1 Simple versus Hypothetical Necessity; 5.2 Simple Teleological Necessity in the Elements; 5.3 Simple Non-Teleological Necessity in the Elements; Chapter 6: Simple Physical Necessity in Objects Made out of the Elements; 6.1 Simple Teleological Necessity in Perceptible Objects; 6.2 Simple Non-Teleological Necessity in Perceptible Objects; 6.3 Generation of Homogeneous Mixtures; Chapter 7: The Dual Nature of Perceptible Objects; 7.1 The Dual Nature of Physical Artefacts; 7.2 The Many Natures of Natural Substances; 7.3 The Difference between Natural Substances and Physical Artefacts; 7.4 The Unity of Natural Substances; Chapter 8: Matter and the Soul; 8.1 The Soul as the Actuality of the Body; 8.2 The Soul and Efficient Causality; Chapter 9: The Role of Teleological Explanation; 9.1 The Limits of Teleological Explanation; 9.2 The Compatibility of Natural Teleology with Non-Teleological Necessity; 9.3 The Dependence of Natural Teleology on Non-Teleological Necessity; Chapter 10: Conclusion: The Independence of the Material Cause; 10.1 The Material Cause and the Substratum of Generation; 10.2 The Material Cause and Potentiality; 10.3 The Material Cause and Definition; 10.4 The Material Cause and Change; Notes; Works Cited
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1 online resource.
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9781487519162
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22573/ctv5hbnb4
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  • (OCoLC)1046084489
  • (OCoLC)on1046084489
Label
Aristotle's science of matter and motion, Christopher Byrne
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Case against an Aristotelian Physics; Chapter 1: Motion and Change in Perceptible Objects; 1.1 The Common Attributes of Perceptible Objects; 1.1.1 Perceptible Objects and Physical Contact; 1.1.2 Perceptible Objects and Motion; 1.1.3 Perceptible Objects and Change; 1.2 Motion and Natural Motion; 1.2.1 Motion and the Definition of Change; 1.2.2 Motion and Place; 1.2.3 Motion and Inertial Motion; Chapter 2: Efficient Causality in Perceptible Objects; 2.1 General Principles of Efficient Causality; 2.1.1 Efficient Causality Belongs to Physical Agents; 2.1.2 Causation by Internal Parts; 2.1.3 Transmission Model of Causal Agency; 2.1.4 Causation by Commensurate Powers; 2.2 Mechanics and the Laws of Nature; 2.2.1 No Action at a Distance; 2.2.2 Proportion of Change to Physical Contact; 2.2.3 Spatial Dissipation of Causal Influence; 2.2.4 Combination of Causal Powers; 2.2.5 Necessity of Prior Motion; 2.2.6 Proportion between Cause and Effect; 2.2.7 Like Produces Like; 2.2.8 Universal Application and Experiments; Chapter 3: The Material Causes of Perceptible Objects; 3.1 The Definition of a Material Cause; 3.2 Perceptible Matter and the Division of the Sciences; 3.3 The Physical Requirements for Motion and Change; 3.3.1 The Substratum of Physical Interaction; 3.3.2 The Substratum of Locomotion; 3.3.3 The Substratum of Generation and Destruction; Chapter 4: The Material Elements and Prime Matter; 4.1 The Common Substratum of the Material Elements; 4.2 The Generation of the Material Elements; Chapter 5: Simple Physical Necessity in the Material Elements; 5.1 Simple versus Hypothetical Necessity; 5.2 Simple Teleological Necessity in the Elements; 5.3 Simple Non-Teleological Necessity in the Elements; Chapter 6: Simple Physical Necessity in Objects Made out of the Elements; 6.1 Simple Teleological Necessity in Perceptible Objects; 6.2 Simple Non-Teleological Necessity in Perceptible Objects; 6.3 Generation of Homogeneous Mixtures; Chapter 7: The Dual Nature of Perceptible Objects; 7.1 The Dual Nature of Physical Artefacts; 7.2 The Many Natures of Natural Substances; 7.3 The Difference between Natural Substances and Physical Artefacts; 7.4 The Unity of Natural Substances; Chapter 8: Matter and the Soul; 8.1 The Soul as the Actuality of the Body; 8.2 The Soul and Efficient Causality; Chapter 9: The Role of Teleological Explanation; 9.1 The Limits of Teleological Explanation; 9.2 The Compatibility of Natural Teleology with Non-Teleological Necessity; 9.3 The Dependence of Natural Teleology on Non-Teleological Necessity; Chapter 10: Conclusion: The Independence of the Material Cause; 10.1 The Material Cause and the Substratum of Generation; 10.2 The Material Cause and Potentiality; 10.3 The Material Cause and Definition; 10.4 The Material Cause and Change; Notes; Works Cited
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781487519162
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctv5hbnb4
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1046084489
  • (OCoLC)on1046084489

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