By Aristotle.; Philoponus, John; Wildberg, Christian
Philoponus'' treatise opposed to Aristotle at the Eternity of the realm, an assault on Aristotle''s astronomy and theology is worried frequently with the eternity and divinity of the 5th point, or ''quintessence'', of which Aristotle took the celebrities to be composed. Pagans and Christians have been divided on no matter if the area had a starting, and on even if a trust that the heavens have been divine used to be a mark of religion. Philoponus claimed on behalf of Christianity that the universe used to be now not everlasting. His such a lot extraordinary arguments, the place wrung paradox out of the pagan trust in an unlimited previous, have been. Read more...
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11. 2, 269a9-18. 12. Cf. in de Caelo 34,20f. Book I 49 circular motion, which is the celestial
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