Simplicius and the Early History of Greek Planetary Theory

@article{Bowen2002SimpliciusAT,
  title={Simplicius and the Early History of Greek Planetary Theory},
  author={Alan Clive Bowen},
  journal={Perspectives on Science},
  year={2002},
  volume={10},
  pages={155-167}
}
In earlier work, Bernard R. Goldstein and the present author have introduced a procedural rule for historical inquiry, which requires that one take pains to establish the credibility of any citation of ancient thought by later writers in antiquity through a process of verification. In this paper, I shall apply what I call the Rule of Ancient Citations to Simplicius' interpretation of Aristotle's remarks in Meta . 8, which is the primary point of departure for the modern understanding of Greek… CONTINUE READING

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