By Christophe Grellard, Aurélien Robert, Aureleien Robert

ISBN-10: 9004172173

ISBN-13: 9789004172173

This e-book is the results of a collective try and provide a basic survey of the advance of atomism and its critics within the overdue center a while. the entire individuals focussed at the 13th and fourteenth centuries atomists and anti-atomists, with an intensive exam of a few very important figures, as Nicholas of Autrecourt or John Wyclif, and lesser often called Gerard of Odo or William Crathorn for instance. From these essays on specific authors a brand new approach of figuring out the discussions of atomism in past due medieval philosophy and theology emerges. This quantity demonstrates the lifestyles of sturdy and intricate connections among traditional philosophy, arithmetic and theology within the medieval discussions of the atomistic speculation. All chapters current a brand new examine that would be of curiosity to historians of medieval philosophy, technological know-how and theology.

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164, fol. 25r): “Quocumque motu locali signato potest motus localis uniformis et continuus omni proportione recte finite ad rectam finitam velocior et tardior inveniri. Coroll. ” 57 Aristotle, Physics, IV, 11, 219a10–14. 58 For they did not maintain the alternative of the equality of speeds for atoms as Epicurus’s had done (Diogene Laertius, X, 61) which, in any case, they did not have at their disposal. Nor were they cognizant of Epicurus’s answer to Aristotle’s argument in Phys. VI, 2. 59 William Crathorn (ed.

15–27; Alexander Aphrodisias, Quaest. , III, p. 12; Proclus, Comm. in Euclidem, Def. 17, Elem. , prop. 1; Lucretius, De natura rerum, I, 615–626. Some medievals imagined Aristotle to have something like the notion of infinites having part/whole relations Phys. III, 5, 204a22–27 (but here clearly has in mind quidditative, not quantitative parts). Cf. for example, Walter Burley, Super Aristotelis libros de physica auscultatione commentaria [ Venice, 1589], coll. 288–289. 22 Archetypical is Bonaventure (Sent.

40 For instance, Ockham’s Summa totius logicae, I, ch. 68, conveniently appearing in English translation with facing Latin text in his Philosophical Writings, ed. & tr. Philotheus Boehner, revised by Stephen Brown, pp. 70–74. 41 That is, in the standard notation: (y)( ∃x) 1

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