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Methods and Problems in Greek Science
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  • Date Published: May 1993
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521397629

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  • This book was first published in 1991. The study of ancient science and its relations with Greek philosophy has made a significant and growing contribution to our understanding of ancient thought and civilisation. This collection of articles on Greek science contains fifteen of the most important papers published by G. E. R. Lloyd in this area since 1961, together with three newer articles. The topics range over all areas and periods of Greek science, from the earliest Presocratic philosophers to Ptolemy and Galen. In each case the article is preceded by an introduction that assesses scholarly debate on the topic since the original publication. Professor Lloyd also suggests modifications and developments to his own position in the light of those debates and his own further research.

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    • Date Published: May 1993
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521397629
    • length: 472 pages
    • dimensions: 226 x 152 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.66kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgements
    Introduction
    1. The development of Aristotle's theory of the classification of animals
    2. Right and left in Greek philosophy
    3. Who is attacked in On Ancient Medicine?
    4. Experiment in early Greek philosophy and medicine
    5. Popper versus Kirk: a controversy in the interpretation of Greek science
    6. The social background of early Greek philosophy and science
    7. Greek cosmologies
    8. Alcmaeon and the early history of dissection
    9. The Hippocratic question
    10. The empirical basis of the physiology of the Parva Naturalia
    11. Saving the appearances
    12. The debt of Greek philosophy and science to the ancient Near East
    13. Observational error in later Greek science
    14. Plato on mathematics and nature, myth and science
    15. Science and morality in Greco-Roman antiquity
    16. Aristotle's zoology and his metaphysics: the status quaestionis: a critical review of some recent theories
    17. Galen on Hellenistics and Hippocrateans
    18. The invention of nature
    Index of passages cited
    General index.

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    G. E. R. Lloyd

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