The Dennes Room

Philosophy 290-2

Fall 2013

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
290-2 Graduate Seminar: Aristotle’s Physics I Clarke W 4-6 234 Moses

We will read Aristotle’s Physics Book I, his inquiry into the principles of nature. Topics include: Aristotle’s philosophical methodology; his engagement with Eleatic arguments against plurality and coming to be; his analysis of change; the concepts of matter and form; hylomorphism. (We will read the text in translation. There will also be a weekly Greek reading group for those interested.)