Aristotle and the mathematicians: some cross-currents in the fourth century

by Henry Ross Mendell

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However, it is not easily understandable what scientific value could such a general science of quantity, or „posology", have. As it will be shown below (eh. 10 and 11), Aristotle was familiar.

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It is the potentially large importance of the data which makes me put this out on the internet before the book has found a publisher.In Meteorologica, a book ascribed (probably correctly) to him, Aristotle (– bc) observed how, since the Trojan War, some valleys in Greece had become moist enough for agriculture while others (e.g.

Mycenae) had turned too dry Likewise, Pliny the Elder (c. ad 23 to 79) was among those who saw the shifting distribution of the beech.