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A Fox among Fish?: Berekhiah ha-Nakdan’s Translations

Ruth Nisse

in Jacob's Shipwreck: Diaspora, Translation, and Jewish-Christian Relations in Medieval England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703072
eISBN:
9781501708329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703072.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines Berekhiah ha-Nakdan's Dodi ve-Nekhdi (Uncle and Nephew) and Mishle Shuʻalim (Fox Fables). Both are Hebrew translations: the first is a translation of Adelard of Bath's ... More


Efficient Causation in: Late Antiquity and the Earlier Medieval Era

Ian Wilks

in Efficient Causation: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199782185
eISBN:
9780199395583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782185.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Platonic understanding of efficient causation restricts this entirely to the operations of the soul. Bodies are not to be counted as substances, and therefore lack what is required for ... More


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