Aristotle's Physics: A Critical Guide

2016.03.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mariska Leunissen (ed.), Aristotle's Physics: A Critical Guide, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 297pp., $99.99 (hbk),
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2016.03.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mariska Leunissen (ed.), Aristotle's Physics: A Critical Guide, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 297pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781107031463. Reviewed by Robert Mayhew, Seton Hall University This collection offers, as the series-description of the Cambridge Critical Guides promises, cutting-edge research on the Physics, one of Aristotle's most fundamental and influential works. As far as I know, this is the first collection of essays devoted to the Physics to appear since the one edited by Lindsay Judson 25 years ago.[1] In the space available I cannot begin to do justice to, but can merely describe, the volume's fourteen chapters, which are of a uniformly high quality. In the first chapter, "How to study natural bodies: Aristotle's μέθοδος," James G. Lennox argues that although the Posterior Analytics provides the general framework for scientific inquiry in the Physics -- the goals of which are "knowledge of. . .

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