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  1. Time and Cosmology in Plato and the Platonic Tradition.Daniel Vázquez & Alberto Ross (eds.) - 2022 - Brill.
  2. (Book review) Sean Coughlin, David Leith, Orly Lewis (eds), The Concept of Pneuma After Aristotle, (2020), Berlin: Topoi, pp. 434. ISBN: 9783982067049. [REVIEW]Chiara Cecconi - 2021 - Ancient Philosophy Today 3 (2):228-233.
  3. Le divin, les dieux et le mouvement éternel dans l’univers d’Anaximandre.Luan Reboredo - 2021 - In Rossella Saetta Cottone (ed.), Penser les dieux avec les présocratiques. Paris: Rue D’Ulm. pp. 97-111.
    On propose ici de clarifier ce qu’Anaximandre entendait par « le divin » et ce qu’il appelait des « dieux ». À partir d’une réévaluation des sources anciennes, on soutient que cette enquête peut aider à comprendre son modèle cosmologique et le problème des cataclysmes dans son système. Trois hypothèses sont avancées à cette fin : [i] que dans Physique, III, 4, 203b3 15, le syntagme τὸ ἄπειρον renvoie à une notion concrète de substrat infini ; [ii] que dans ce (...)
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  4. Fruit of the Mind: Metaphor and the Concept of Nature in Pindar and Empedocles.Leon Wash - 2021 - Dissertation, University of Chicago
    This dissertation is about the early history of the concept of nature (φύσις or φυή/φυά) in Greek poetry and philosophy, and the significance of certain metaphors for that history, especially ones relating to plants (φυτά). The derivation of φύσις and φυή/φυά from the verb φύω/φύομαι (“grow,” but also “come to be”), which is likewise the source of φυτόν (“plant”), continues to nourish arguments about the historical role of the vegetal paradigm in the development of the Greek concept of nature. The (...)
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  5. The Concept of Pneuma after Aristotle.Sean Coughlin, David Leith & Orly Lewis (eds.) - 2020 - Berlin: Edition Topoi.
    This volume explores the versatility of the concept of pneuma in philosophical and medical theories in the wake of Aristotle’s physics. It offers fourteen separate studies of how the concept of pneuma was used in a range of physical, physiological, psychological, cosmological and ethical inquiries. The focus is on individual thinkers or traditions and the specific questions they sought to address, including early Peripatetic sources, the Stoics, the major Hellenistic medical traditions, Galen, as well as Proclus in Late Antiquity and (...)
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  6. Pneuma and the Pneumatist School of Medicine.Sean Coughlin & Orly Lewis - 2020 - In Sean Michael Pead Coughlin, David Leith & Orly Lewis (eds.), The Concept of Pneuma after Aristotle. Berlin: pp. 203-236.
    The Pneumatist school of medicine has the distinction of being the only medical school in antiquity named for a belief in a part of a human being. Unlike the Herophileans or the Asclepiadeans, their name does not pick out the founder of the school. Unlike the Dogmatists, Empiricists, or Methodists, their name does not pick out a specific approach to medicine. Instead, the name picks out a belief: the fact that pneuma is of paramount importance, both for explaining health and (...)
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  7. Vergil’s Physics of Bugonia in Georgics 4.Peter Osorio - 2020 - Classical Philology 115 (1):27-46.
  8. Euclid’s Kinds and (Their) Attributes.Benjamin Wilck - 2020 - History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis 23 (2):362-397.
    Relying upon a very close reading of all of the definitions given in Euclid’s Elements, I argue that this mathematical treatise contains a philosophical treatment of mathematical objects. Specifically, I show that Euclid draws elaborate metaphysical distinctions between substances and non-substantial attributes of substances, different kinds of substance, and different kinds of non-substance. While the general metaphysical theory adopted in the Elements resembles that of Aristotle in many respects, Euclid does not employ Aristotle’s terminology, or indeed, any philosophical terminology at (...)
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  9. Galen on Sexual Desire and Sexual Regulation.Ahonen Marke - 2017 - Apeiron 50 (4):449-481.
    Name der Zeitschrift: Apeiron Jahrgang: 50 Heft: 4 Seiten: 449-481.
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  10. The literary aspects of Galen's writings - López férez Galeno. Lengua, composición literaria, léxico, estilo. Pp. 442. Madrid: Ediciones clásicas, 2015. Paper, €25. Isbn: 978-84-7882-743-5. [REVIEW]Maria Luisa Garofalo - 2017 - The Classical Review 67 (2):372-374.
  11. Ancient Medicine. [REVIEW]Georgia Irby - 2014 - Isis 105 (1):209-210.
  12. Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen: Selected Papers. [REVIEW]Laurence Totelin - 2014 - Isis 105 (1):208-208.
  13. Laurence M.V. Totelin, Hippocratic Recipes. Oral and Written Transmission of Pharmacological Knowledge in Fifth-Century Greece (Leiden: Brill, 2009), pp. xviii+366, € 136.00, ISBN 978 90 04 17154. [REVIEW]Irene Calà - 2013 - Early Science and Medicine 18 (3):306-308.
  14. Diocles Of Carystus On Scientific Explanation.Ravi Sharma - 2012 - Classical Quarterly 62 (2):582-602.
  15. Printing Greek Medicine in the Renaissance. Scholars, Collections, Opportunities, and Challenges Introduction.Alain Touwaide - 2012 - Early Science and Medicine 17 (4):371-377.
  16. The Mechanical Hypothesis in Ancient Greek Natural Philosophy. [REVIEW]Courtney Roby - 2011 - Isis 102:353-354.
  17. The Symptom and the Subject: The Emergence of the Physical Body in Ancient Greece. [REVIEW]Laurence Totelin - 2011 - Isis 102:551-552.
  18. Hippocratic Recipes: Oral and Written Transmission of Pharmacological Knowledge in Fifth‐ and Fourth‐Century Greece. [REVIEW]Jennifer Kosak - 2010 - Isis 101:640-641.
  19. The Origin of the History of Science in Classical Antiquity. [REVIEW]David Hahm - 2009 - Isis 100:150-151.
  20. Technology and Culture in Greek and Roman Antiquity. [REVIEW]Benjamin Olshin - 2009 - Isis 100:149-150.
  21. The Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientists: The Greek Tradition and Its Many Heirs. [REVIEW]David Sider - 2009 - Isis 100:895-896.
  22. Ordering the Heavens: Roman Astronomy and Cosmology in the Carolingian Renaissance. [REVIEW]Marco Zuccato - 2008 - Isis 99:823-824.
  23. Medicine and Philosophy in Classical Antiquity: Doctors and Philosophers on Nature, Soul, Health, and Disease. [REVIEW]Christopher Cosans - 2006 - Isis 97:740-741.
  24. The Greek Concept of Nature. [REVIEW]David Hahm - 2006 - Isis 97:344-345.
  25. Hippocrates on Ancient Medicine. [REVIEW]Robert Mayhew - 2006 - Isis 97:346-347.
  26. Ancient Meteorology. [REVIEW]Craig Martin - 2004 - Isis 95:690-691.
  27. The Science of Man in Ancient Greece, by Maria Michela Sassi.Lawrence J. Bliquez - 2003 - Ancient Philosophy 23 (2):439.
  28. Wonder-making and philosophical wonder in Hero of Alexandria.Karin Tybjerg - 2003 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 34 (3):443-466.
    In his treatises Hero of Alexandria describes a range of devices for producing spectacles and generating wonder that have frequently been treated as marginal by historians of technology and science. In this paper I shall show that these devices and Hero’s emphasis on wonder-making are of central importance to the image that Hero presents of mechanics. Hero uses the concept of wonder to add an intellectual component to the utility of mechanics, to strengthen the epistemological claims of mechanics and to (...)
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  29. The First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times. [REVIEW]Liliane Bodson - 2002 - Isis 93:682-683.
  30. Surveying Instruments of Greece and Rome. [REVIEW]George Houston - 2002 - Isis 93:298-299.
    The general neglect of ancient surveying by classical scholars can be demonstrated easily. The third edition of the Oxford Classical Dictionary has no article on surveying. The great Real‐Encyclopädie has two short articles on the Greek dioptra but nothing at all on the Roman libra. A History of Technology has no section on surveying. Even the indefatigable Otto Neugebauer seldom mentions terrestrial surveying, and the best introduction to the subject is probably the chapter in Edmond Kiely's Surveying Instruments: Their History (...)
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  31. Greek Mathematical Astronomy Reconsidered.Hugh Thurston - 2002 - Isis 93:58-69.
    Recent investigations have thrown new light on such topics as the early Greek belief in heliocentricity, the relation between Greek and Babylonian astronomy, the reliability of Ptolemy's Syntaxis, Hipparchus's theory of motion for the sun, Hipparchus's value for the obliquity of the ecliptic, and Eratosthenes' estimate of the size of the earth. Some claims resulting from these investigations are controversial, especially the reevaluation of Ptolemy . This essay presents the evidence for these claims; it makes no pretense of presenting the (...)
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  32. Cause and Explanation in Ancient Greek Thought, by R.J. Hankinson.Owen Goldin - 2000 - Ancient Philosophy 20 (2):518-520.
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  33. The Sciences in Greco-Roman Society. [REVIEW]A. S. Gratwick - 2000 - The Classical Review 50 (2):633-634.
  34. Hippocrates' Peri Partheniôn ('Diseases of Young Girls'): Text and Translation 1.Rebecca Flemming & Ann Ellis Hanson - 1998 - Early Science and Medicine 3 (3):241-252.
  35. Ancient Natural History: Histories of Nature by Roger French. [REVIEW]Geoffrey Lloyd - 1998 - Isis 89:121-122.
  36. Galen and Greek Neuroscience.Julius Rocca - 1998 - Early Science and Medicine 3 (3):216-240.
    The brain for Galen is the ηγεμOνiÓνand ãOΧηof the nervous system. Anatomical demonstration enabled him to advance his claims for its nervous function. His conception of the brain and the nerves hinges on his employment of some psychic pneuma. Galen's system of pneumatic physiology is, however, largely dependent on the demonstration of a functioning vascular system. This paper focuses on two vascular structures-essential for the proper functioning of the brain and nerves-which carry the psychic pneuma. They arc the retiform plexus, (...)
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  37. Beyond the Medical Market-Place: New Directions in Ancient Medicine.Helen King - 1997 - Early Science and Medicine 2 (1):88-97.
  38. Beyond the Medical Market-Place: New Directions in Ancient Medicine.Helen King - 1997 - Early Science and Medicine 1 (1):88-97.
  39. Cosmology in Antiquity by M. R. Wright. [REVIEW]J. Vallance - 1997 - Isis 88:527-528.
  40. Commitments and Styles of European Scientific Thinking.Alistair C. Crombie - 1996 - Theoria: Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia 11 (1):65-76.
  41. Concepts of Space in Greek Thought by Keimpe Algra. [REVIEW]George Molland - 1996 - Isis 87:532-533.
  42. "The Continuous and the Discrete: Ancient Physical Theories from a Contemporary Perspective", by Michael J. White. [REVIEW]Owen Goldin - 1995 - Ancient Philosophy 15 (1):277.
  43. "Science and Philosophy in Classical Greece", edited by Alan C. Bowen. [REVIEW]Alexander Jones - 1995 - Ancient Philosophy 15 (2):601.
  44. The Continuous and the Discrete: Ancient Physical Theories from a Contemporary Perspective by Michael J. White. [REVIEW]Adam Schulman - 1994 - Isis 85:137-138.
  45. "The Human Embryo: Aristotle and the Arabic and European Traditions", edited by G.R. Dunstan. [REVIEW]Lesley Dean-Jones - 1993 - Ancient Philosophy 13 (1):206.
  46. God and Greek Philosophy: Studies in the Early History of Natural Theology by L. P. Gerson. [REVIEW]Joseph Defilippo - 1992 - Isis 83:476-477.
  47. Parts and Their Roles in Hippocratic Medicine.Beate Gundert - 1992 - Isis 83:453-465.
  48. Methods and Problems in the History of Ancient Science: The Greek Case.G. Lloyd - 1992 - Isis 83:564-577.
  49. Hellenophilia versus the History of Science.David Pingree - 1992 - Isis 83 (4):554-563.
  50. The Cultures of Ancient Science: Introduction.F. Rochberg - 1992 - Isis 83:547-553.
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