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The Mechanization of Aristotelianism: The Late Aristotelian Setting of Thomas Hobbes Natural Philosophy


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Dezember 2001

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

An acclaimed study - now available for the first time in English - investigates the relation between Thomas Hobbes' natural philosophy as represented in his Prima Philosophia (the second part of "De corpore" (1655)) and the various currents of Renaissance and early modern Aristotelianism.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface Notice to the Reader Abbreviations Introduction Hobbes and the Aristotelians Philosophia Prima Aristotelianism The Scope and structure of this Study
Chapter 1 Hobbes and the Aristotelians on Prima Philosophia Introduction
1. Prima Philosophia as a Discipline of the Non-Transcendent
2. Prima Philosophia as Physica Generalis
3. Prima Philosophia as a Science of Principles and Definitions
Chapter 2 Sense Perception and Imagination Introduction 1. Sense Perception in the Short Tract 2. Hobbes' Later Doctrine of Sense Perception Conclusion: Aristotelianism, Mechanicism, and Renaissance Pansensism
Chapter 3 Space and Time Introduction 1. Hobbes' Concept of Space 2. Hobbes' Concept of Time
Chapter 4 Body and Accident Introduction 1. Substance and Accident in the Short Tract 2. Hobbes' Concept of Body in De Corpore 3. Hobbes' Concept of Accident in De Corpore Epilogue: The Principle of Individuation
Chapter 5 Causality, Motion and Necessity Introduction 1. Motion, Causality and Necessity in the Short Tract 2. Causality, Motion, and Necessity in Hobbes' Later Works Conclusion Bibliography Primary Literature Studies Index Nominum

Portrait

Cees Leijenhorst, Ph.D. (1998) in Philosophy, Utrecht University (Netherlands), is Research Fellow at the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Natural Philosophy at Nijmegen University (Netherlands). He has published on the philosophy of Thomas Hobbes, Renaissance natural philosophy and Hermeticism.
EAN: 9789004117297
ISBN: 9004117296
Untertitel: 'Medieval and Early Modern Scie'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BRILL ACADEMIC PUB
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2001
Seitenanzahl: 272 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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