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Aristotle’s Measurement Dilemma

Barbara M. Sattler

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 52

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805762
eISBN:
9780191843679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805762.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This paper has two main goals: first, it reconstructs Aristotle’s account of measurement in the Metaphysics and shows how it connects to modern notions of measurement. Second, it demonstrates that ... More


Looking for a Starting Point—The Eleatic Paradox Put to Good Use: Physics I 2

Michel Crubellier

in Aristotle's Physics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830993
eISBN:
9780191868948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830993.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter starts the discussion about principles that runs throughout book I, as well as the discussion about Melissus and Parmenides that continues in chapter 3. It raises the paradoxical ... More


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