Book ID: CBB001451332

Questiones super physicam (books I-VII) (2013)

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Oresme, Nicole (Author)
Caroti, Stefano (Editor)
Celeyrette, Jean (Editor)
Kirschner, Stefan (Editor)
Mazet, E. (Editor)


Brill


Publication Date: 2013
Physical Details: 853 pp.
Language: Latin

Among the commentaries on Aristotle's Physics produced by medieval masters in the 14th Century Oresme's is one of the most interesting. The main problems of natural philosophy (motion, time, intension and remission of forms) as well as cognitive and ontological issues are widely discussed. Oresme proposes original solutions to most of these topics, based on an original view concerning the relationship beween substance and its properties (condicio/condiciones, modi rerum); Oresme's solutions are always associated with sharp criticism of the two main philosophical schools: the realists (Walter Burley) and the nominalist (William Ockham). This commentary is a very valuable record of the philosophical discussions at Paris in the midst of the 4th Century.

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Review Biard, Joël (2014) Review of "Questiones super physicam (books I-VII)". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (pp. 637-638). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Oresme, Nicole
Busard, H. L. L.
Bazin-Tacchella, Sylvie
Zanin, Fabio
Taschow, Ulrich
Solís Santos, Carlos
Journals
Sciamvs: Sources and Commentaries in Exact Sciences
Journal Electronique d'Histoire des Probabilités et de la Statistique
Early Science and Medicine: A Journal for the Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Pre-modern Period
Asclepio: Archivo Iberoamericano de Historia de la Medicina
Aleph: Historical Studies in Science and Judaism
Publishers
Franz Steiner Verlag
Cornell University Press
Brill
Avox Medien-Verlag
New York, City University of
Indiana University
Concepts
Philosophy
Mathematics
Translations
Physics
Astronomy
Surgery
People
Oresme, Nicole
Buridan, Jean
Euclid
Chauliac, Guy de
Albert of Saxony
Kempe, Margery
Time Periods
14th century
Medieval
15th century
13th century
Places
France
England
Europe
Great Britain
Institutions
Oxford University
Université de Paris
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