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By Miira Tuominen, Sara Heinamaa, Virpi Makinen

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New investigations at the content material, impression, and feedback of Aristotelianism in Antiquity, the overdue center a long time, and sleek ethics express that Aristotelianism isn't really an out of date monolithic doctrine yet a residing and evolving culture inside philosophy. smooth philosophy and technological know-how are often understood as anti-Aristotelian, and Early smooth philosophers usually conceived their philosophical venture as opposing medieval Aristotelianism. New views on Aristotelianism and Its Critics brings to mild the internal complexity of those simplified oppositions by way of analysing Aristotle's philosophy, the Aristotelian culture, and feedback in the direction of it inside of 3 issues - wisdom, rights, and the great existence - in old, medieval, and smooth philosophy. It explores the assets of Aristotle's philosophy for breaking via a few primary impasses and simplified dichotomies of the philosophy of our time. members are: John Drummond, Sabine Follinger, Hallvard Fossheim, Sara Heinamaa, Roberto Lambertini, Virpi Makinen, Fred D. Miller, Diana Quarantotto, and Miira Tuominen

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G. in Phys. 9, 279b1–3) that, insofar as circular locomotion is concerned, what moves from point A moves at the same time and in virtue of the same direction towards point A, without undergoing contrary or contradictory movements: whereas motion along a straight line is from one point to another, circular motion is from one point to the same point. This is because each of its points is at once a beginning, a middle and an end (Phys. 9, 265a27–b 2). Moreover, in Phys. 2, 269a18–21, Aristotle claims that, differently from rectilinear kinêseis, which are incomplete (ateleis), circular locomotion is complete (teleia: cf.

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E. something which sublunary entities do not achieve. This suggests that the goal is not only the internal one, which is achieved, but also an external one, which is not achieved. More precisely, this suggests that, while desiring eternal being, sublunary natural entities manage to achieve only eternal coming-to-be. 20 Phys. 4, 287a23–4. g. by Solmsen 1963: 485–95, Kahn 1985: 185, and Sedley 2005: 168). 28 For, differently from the first body, sublunary matter is not one single element endowed with a circular and eternal locomotion.

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