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Infinity and continuity in ancient and medieval thought / edited by Norman Kretzmann.

; Society for the Humanities ; Sage School of Philosophy
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1982.
ISBN 080141444X

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Other Authors Kretzmann, Norman.
Sage School of Philosophy.
Society for the Humanities.
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Continuité - Histoire.
Continuité -- Histoire.
Continuity -- History.
Infini - Histoire.
Infini -- Histoire.
Infinite -- History.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Philosophy, Medieval.
Description 367 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Based on papers presented at a conference held at Cornell University, Apr. 20-21, 1979, sponsored by the Society for the Humanities and the Sage School of Philosophy.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-350) and index.
Contents The Greek commentators' treatment of Aristotle's theory of the continuous / David J. Furley -- Atoms and time atoms / Richard Sorabji -- Aristotle against the atomists / Fred D. Miller, Jr. -- Infinity and continuity: the interaction of mathematics and philosophy in antiquity / Wilbur R. Knorr -- Aristotle and the quadrature of the circle / Ian Mueller -- William of Ockham and the logic of infinity and continuity / John E. Murdoch -- Theology and physics in De sacramento altaris: Ockham's theory of indivisibles / Eleanore Stump -- Infinite indivisibles and continuity in fourteenth-century theories of alteration / Edith Dudley Sylla -- Walter Burley on continuity / Calvin G. Normore -- Continuity, contrariety, contradiction, and change / Norman Kretzmann -- Quasi-Aristotelianism / Paul Vincent Spade -- Appendixes: Aristotle on the continuous ; Walter Burley on immediate alterations ; Walter Burley on reversed alteration and the degrees acquired ; Walter Burley's use of merely confused supposition to reconcile immediacy of time with the mediacy of instants ; Richard Kilvington's Sophisma 8 ; Richard Kilvington's Sophisma 16.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7837634
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