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Edited by Michiel Streijger, Paul J.J.M. Bakker, Radboud University Nijmegen, Johannes M.M.H. Thijssen, Radboud University Nijmegen
This book offers the first critical edition of the Questions on Aristotle's De generatione et corruptione by John Buridan (d. 1361). The text originated out of Buridan's teaching and was widely used at universities in Eastern Europe.
Translations and Essays by Jocelyn Holland, University of California Santa Barbara
This bilingual edition offers the first English translations of three texts by the Romantic-era scientist, Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776-1810). Explanatory essays accompanying each translation focus on the confluence of scientific and aesthetic inquiry in the work of this seminal thinker.
Edited by Tobias Cheung
Drawing on natural history, theology and philosophy, this book retraces the shifting foundations of the order of things that characterizes the period between Descartes and Kant with respect to three questions: What is an animal? What is a human? What is a machine?
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