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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Aristotle.,
  • Physics -- Early works to 1800,
  • Nature -- Early works to 1800

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Other titlesOn Aristotle"s Physics three
StatementSimplicius ; translated by J.O. Urmson ; notes by Peter Lautner
GenreEarly works to 1800
Series[The ancient commentators on Aristotle], Ancient commentators on Aristotle
ContributionsUrmson, J. O, Lautner, Peter
The Physical Object
Pagination198 p. ;
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17043042M
ISBN 100801439035

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