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Space, Time, Matter, and Form: Essays on Aristotle's Physics

David Bostock

Abstract

The book features a collection of ten essays on themes from Aristotle’s Physics. Six of these have been previously published, and four are newly written for this volume. The first five essays are based on single theme, namely Aristotle’s conception of substance as it appears in his physical works. The basic texts here are Physics I-II, but the essays also range quite widely over Aristotle’s other physical works, where these are relevant to his understanding of the notions of substance, matter, and form. The general view of these five essays is that Aristotle’s idea of matter was a winner, but ... More

Keywords: Aristotle, Physics, substance, change, matter, form, teleology, infinity, space, time

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199286867
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2006 DOI:10.1093/0199286868.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Bostock, author
University of Oxford