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John Philoponus" new definition of prime matter

aspects of its background in Neoplatonism and the ancient commentary tradition

by Frans A. J. de Haas

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philoponus, John, 6th cent.,
  • Prime matter (Philosophy) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frans A.J. de Haas.
    SeriesPhilosophia antiqua,, v. 69
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB673.J64 H22 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 339 p. :
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL999478M
    ISBN 109004104461
    LC Control Number96038326

    In one of the most original books of late antiquity, Philoponus argues for the Christian view that matter can be created by God out of nothing. It needs no prior matter for its creation. At the same time, Philoponus transforms Aristotle's conception of prime matter as an incorporeal 'something - I know not what' that serves as the ultimate. John Philoponus' New Definition of Prime Matter: Aspects of Its Background in Neoplatonism and the Ancient Commentary Tradition (Philosophia Antiqua) by Frans A. J. De Haas F. A. J. De Haas ISBN ISBN Hardcover; Leiden: Brill .

    John Philoponus' New Definition of Prime Matter. Aspects of its Background in Neoplatonism and the Ancient Commentary : F.A.J. de Haas. PHILOPONUS, JOHN ( – ). John Philoponus of Alexandria, a sixth-century philosopher and theologian, is best known for his radical attempts to refute fundamental tenets of contemporary Aristotelian – Neoplatonic school philosophy. His main historical significance lies in the fact that he anticipated by centuries the early modern emancipation of natural philosophy from Aristotelian.

    John Philoponus' new definition of prime matter: aspects of its background in Neoplatonism and the ancient commentary tradition by Frans A. J. de Haas (Book). John Philoponus (/ f ɨ ˈ l ɒ p ə n ə s /; Ancient Greek: Ἰωάννης ὁ Φιλόπονος; – ) also known as John the Grammarian or John of Alexandria, was a Christian and Aristotelian commentator and the author of a considerable number of philosophical treatises and theological works. A rigorous, sometimes polemical writer and an original thinker who was controversial in.


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in contra Proclum XI. which sets out the innovative definition of prime matter as three-dimensional extension. The author argues that Philoponus' definition was motivated primarily by philosophical problems in Neoplatonism.

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Leiden, New York: E.J. Brill. Hainthaler, T. () “Johannes Philoponus, Philosoph und Theologe in Alexandria”. John Philoponus' New Definition of Prime Matter: Aspects of Its Background in Neoplatonism and the Ancient Commentary Philoponus, John ().

On the Use and Construction of the Astrolabe (in Teubner. (A theological–philosophical commentary on the Creation story in the book of Genesis written probably –) Google Scholar. John Philoponus, also known as John the Grammarian or John of Alexandria, was a Byzantine Alexandrian philologist, Aristotelian commentator and Christian theologian, author of a considerable number of philosophical treatises and theological works.

A rigorous, sometimes polemical writer and an original thinker who was controversial in his own time, John Philoponus broke Era: Byzantine philosophy.

This is the first full discussion of Philoponus' account of matter. Book (monograph) Title: John Philoponus' New Definition of Prime Matter. Aspects of its Background in Neoplatonism and the Ancient Commentary Tradition. Author: Haas, F.A.J.

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• F.A.J. de Haas, John Philoponus’ New Definition of Prime Matter (Leiden: Brill, ). • J.F. Phillips, “Neoplatonic Exegeses of Plato’s Cosmogony (Timaeus 27CC),” Journal of the History of Philosophy 35 (), • Philoponus, Against Aristotle on the Eternity of.

The author does admit, however, that Philoponus was after a new definition of nature and prime matters. [39] See W.

Charlton, Philoponus On Aristotle’s ‘On The Soul ’, (Cornell University Press, New York, ), pp. Frans A.J. de Haas, Ph.D. (Leiden ) is Professor of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy at Leiden has published extensively on the ancient commentary tradition, on Aristotle and on Neoplatonism, including John Philoponus' New Definition of Prime Matter (Brill, ).

Mariska Leunissen, Ph.D. (Leiden ) is Assistant Professor at Washington University in St. Louis.Haas, F. A. J. de () John Philoponus’ New Definition of Prime Matter.

Aspects of its Background in Neoplatonism and the Ancient Commentary Tradition. Leiden.Abstract. John Philoponus was a sixth-century commentator on Aristotle who lived between – CE. “John” was his Christian name, while “Philoponus” was a nickname given to him by various philosophers (which literally means “lover of work”), though he much preferred “the Grammarian.”.