Item description for Aristotle's Problemata in Different Times and Tongues (Mediaevalia Lovaniensia) by Pieter De Leemans...
Annelies Bloem, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Caroline Boucher, cole Pratique des Hautes tudes, Institutionen fr historische Studies, Ume universitet Joan Cadden, University of California, Davis Pieter De Leemans, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Jolle Ducos, Universit Michel de Montaigne-Bordeaux III Genevive Dumas, Universit de Sherbrooke Graziella Federici Vescovini, University of Florence Lou S. Filius, Leiden University Michle Goyens, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Franoise Guichard-Tesson, Universit de Montral John Monfasani, The University at Albany, State University of New York Robert W. Sharples, University College London Maaike Van der Lugt, Universit Paris 7 Iolanda Ventura, University of Mnster
Communication leads to an evolution of knowledge, and the free exchange of knowledge leads to fresh findings. In the Middle Ages things were no different. The inheritance of ancient knowledge deeply influenced medieval thought. The writings of ancient Greek philosophers such as Aristotle reached medieval readers primarily through translations. Translators made an interpretation of the source-text, and their translations became the subject of commentaries. An understanding of the complex web of relations among source-texts, translations, and commentaries reveals how scientific thinking evolved during the Middle Ages. Aristotle's Problemata, a text provoking various questions about scientific and everyday topics, amply illustrates the communication of ideas during the transition between antiquity and the Renaissance.
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Studio: Leuven University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.3" Height: 1" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 2006
Publisher Leuven University Press
ISBN 9058675246 ISBN13 9789058675248
Availability 26 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 26, 2017 03:00.
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