Soul and Elemental Motion in Aristotle's Physics VIII 4

Apeiron 44 (2):163-190 (2011)
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Abstract

By defending the following views – that Aristotle identifies the generator and perhaps the obstacle remover as an essential cause of the natural sublunary elemental motion in Physics VIII 4; that this view is consistent with the view of Physics II 1 that the sublunary simple bodies have a principle of internal motion; and that the sublunary and the celestial elements have a nature in the very same way – I shall offer what has so far eluded Aristotelian commentators: a consistent interpretation of Aristotle's theory of the natural motions of the sublunary and also the celestial elements

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