Theophrastus: His Psychological, Doxographical, and Scientific Writings (BOK)

Dimitri Gutas, William W. Fortenbaugh

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Theophrastus of Eresus was Aristotle's pupil and successor as head of the Peripatetic School. He is best known as the author of the amusing Characters and two ground-breaking works in botany, but his writings extend over the entire range of Hellenistic philosophic studies. Volume 5 of Rutgers University Studies in Classical Humanities focuses on his scientific work. The volume contains new editions of two brief scientific essays-On Fish and Afeteoro/o DEGREESy-accompanied by translations and commentary. Among the contributions are: "Peripatetic Dialectic in the De sensibus," Han Baltussen; "Empedocles" Theory of Vision and Theophrastus' De sensibus," David N. Sedley; "Theophrastus on the Intellect," Daniel Devereux; "Theophrastus and Aristotle on Animal Intelligence," Eve Browning Cole; "Physikai doxai and Problemata physika from Aristotle to Agtius (and Beyond)," Jap Mansfield; "Xenophanes or Theophrastus? An Aetian Doxographicum on the Sun," David Runia; "Place1 in Context: On Theophrastus, Fr. 21 and 22 Wimmer," Keimpe Algra; "The Meteorology of Theophrastus in Syriac and Arabic Translation," Hans Daiber; "Theophrastus' Meteorology, Aristotle and Posidonius," Ian G. Kidd; "The Authorship and Sources of the Peri Semeion Ascribed to Theophrastus," Patrick Cronin; "Theophrastus, On Fish" Robert W. Sharpies.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 1992 Forfatter Dimitri Gutas, William W. Fortenbaugh
Turpin DEDS Orphans
ISBN 9780887384042
Antall sider 410 Dimensjoner 16,5cm x 24,1cm x 3,9cm
Vekt 726 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500, Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600