Aristotle’s Model of Animal Motion

  title={Aristotle’s Model of Animal Motion},
  author={Klaus Corcilius and Pavel Gregori{\'c}},
Abstract In this paper we argue that Aristotle operates with a particular theoretical model in his explanation of animal locomotion, what we call the ‘centralized incoming and outgoing motions’ (CIOM) model. We show how the model accommodates more complex cases of animal motion and how it allows Aristotle to preserve the intuition that animals are self-movers, without jeopardizing his arguments for the eternity of motion and the necessary existence of one eternal unmoved mover in Physics VIII… 
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