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Themistius' therapy of Books 1-3 of Aristotle's Physics presents crucial good points of Aristotle's thought of ideas, causation, swap and infinity. The culture of synthesising and epitomising exegesis is right here raised to a brand new point through the leading edge approach to paraphrase pioneered via Themistius. Taking a selective, yet telling, account of the sooner Peripatetic and Presocratic culture, Themistius creates a framework that could nonetheless be profitably utilized in the research of Aristotle.

This quantity comprises the 1st English translation of Themistius' remark, followed by way of a close creation, wide explanatory notes and a bibliography.

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