Concepts of Space in Greek Thought by Keimpe Algra

By Keimpe Algra

Strategies of area in Greek suggestion reports historic Greek theories of actual house and position, specifically these of the classical and Hellenistic interval. those theories are defined basically with regards to the final philosophical or methodological framework during which they took form. distinctive realization is paid to the character and standing of the resources. introductory chapters care for the interrelations among a variety of ideas of house and with Greek spatial terminology (including case stories of the Eleatics, Democritus and Epicurus). the rest chapters include particular reviews at the theories of house of Plato, Aristotle, the early Peripatetics and the Stoics.
The e-book is principally beneficial for historians of historical physics, yet can also be of curiosity to scholars of Aristotelian dialectic, old metaphysics, doxography, and medieval and early glossy physics.

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19 See above, 34; cf. Brisson (1974) 213. 20 Cf. Aeschylus Eu. eE TiapVT)

Aeschylus Eu. eE TiapVT)

So, unless Jammer's remarks are meant to be extremely trivial -merely pointing out that these kinds of space are both, though for different reasons, finite,-they are bound to be positively misleading. In general, attempts to invest ancient thinkers with 'interesting modern theories' tend in the end to prove nothing more than that the person at stake held 'the right view, though for the wrong reasons'. e. 3 6 Next, some examples of how essentialist presuppositions may infect historical descriptions or translations.

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