Aristotle’s Physics Book II

By Jon|January 2, 2017|Aristotle, Authors, My PhD Comprehensive Exam Experiment, Physics of Aristotle, Titles of Works, Uncategorized|

Book II, Chapter 1 – Nature is an intrinsic principle, art is extrinsic. In Book II, Aristotle tries to identify the means by which we explain change – causes. Definition of Nature: It is evident that self generating things have an intrinsic principle of motion and rest in them primarily and essentially, and not incidentally. If they do not have an intrinsic cause of their becoming something else, then they came

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