On Aristotle On the Heavens 1.2-3 (Ancient Commentators on Aristotle)

By Simplicius

One of many arguments in Aristotle's at the Heavens propounds that the area neither got here to be nor will perish. This quantity includes the pagan Neoplatonist Simplicius of Cilicia's observation at the first a part of this this crucial paintings. The remark is striking and strange simply because Simplicius comprises in his dialogue long representations of the Christian John Philoponus' criticisms of Aristotle together with his personal, usually sarcastic, responses.

This is the 1st entire translation right into a glossy language of Simplicius' observation, and is observed via an in depth advent, large explanatory notes and a bibliography.

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