By Keimpe Algra

"Concepts of house in Greek inspiration" reports historical Greek theories of actual house and position, specifically these of the classical and Hellenistic interval. those theories are defined essentially with regards to the final philosophical or methodological framework during which they took form. targeted consciousness is paid to the character and standing of the resources. introductory chapters take care of the interrelations among numerous strategies of house and with Greek spatial terminology (including case experiences of the Eleatics, Democritus and Epicurus). the rest chapters comprise distinct stories at the theories of area of Plato, Aristotle, the early Peripatetics and the Stoics. The ebook is mainly helpful for historians of old physics, yet can also be of curiosity to scholars of Aristotelian dialectic, historical metaphysics, doxography, and medieval and early glossy physics.

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