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Aristotelian Infinity

  title={Aristotelian Infinity},
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 begins his treatment of the infinite in book 3 of the Physics in an overtly systematic fashion. The Physics, he says, is a study of nature, and naturehas been defined as a principle of change and rest. Change, in turn, is thought to be something continuous, and what is continuous is thought to be infinitely divisible. So the topic of the infinite falls neatly out of the topic of nature. It follows, then, that the student of nature must first investigate whether the infinite exists or… Expand
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