Aristotle's Physics

Term: Spring 2010

Subject Code: GPHI

Course Number: 6576

The aim of the seminar is a close reading of the integral text of the eight books of Aristotle’s “Physics”, one of the most significant philosophical investigations of nature, which Heidegger called the book of Western philosophical tradition. We will discuss the main themes and topics of the treatise in both metaphysics (first principles, cause and necessity) and natural philosophy (movement, infinity, continuity, place and time, Zeno’s paradoxes).  

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