ARISTOTELES, DE CAELO. in Aspekte der platonischen Kosmologie. Author: WOLFGANG SCHEFFEL. DOI: On the Heavens by Aristotle, part of the Internet Classics Archive. Quia igitur in hoc libro primo incipit applicare Aristoteles ad corpora, ea quae communiter dicta sunt de motu in libro physicorum, ideo primo prooemialiter.

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From Wikimedia Commons, the free aristoteoes repository. Similarly, this work and others by Aristotle were important seminal works by which much of scholasticism was derived. According to Aristotle in On the Heavens, the heavenly bodies are the most perfect realities, or “substances”whose motions are ruled by principles other than those of bodies in the sublunary sphere.

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These versions were a traditional Latin transcription and a more comprehensive French version that synthesized his views on cosmological philosophy in its entirety, Questiones Super de Celo and Livre du ciel et du monde respectively.

This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. Known today as St. You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. Averroes in particular wrote extensively about On The Heavens, trying for some time to reconcile the various themes of Aristotelian philosophy, such as natural movement of the elements and the concept of planetary spheres centered on the Earthwith the mathematics of Ptolemy.


On the Heavens Greek: Mexico has years, Jamaica has 95 years, Colombia has 80 years, and Guatemala and Samoa have 75 years.

Works by Aristotle Ancient Greek astronomical works Astronomy books Astrological texts Classical elements Early scientific cosmologies. As substances, celestial bodies have matter aether and form a given period of uniform rotation. It should not be confused with the spurious work On the Universe De mundoalso known as On the Cosmos. Babylonian astronomy Egyptian astronomy. The official position taken by the Wikimedia Foundation is that ” faithful reproductions of two-dimensional public domain works of art are public domain “.

The 14th century French philosopher Nicole Oresme translated and commentated on De Caelo in his role as adviser to King Charles V of France, on two separate occasions, once early on in life, and again near the end of it. The following other wikis use this file: Generally agreed to be spurious.

This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat The latter are composed of one or all of the four classical elements earthwaterairfire and are perishable; but the matter of which the heavens are made is imperishable aetherso they are not subject to generation and corruption.


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Date Source http: Permission Reusing this file. Some speculate that, having already had Oresme translate Aristotelian works on ethics df politics in the hope of educating his courtiers, doing the same with De Caelo may be of some value to the king.

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Hence their motions are eternal and perfect, and the perfect motion is the circular one, which, unlike the earthly up-and down-ward locomotions, can last eternally selfsame.

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