The philosophy of nature /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Leclerc, Ivor
Format: Book
Published: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, [1986]
Series:Studies in philosophy and the history of philosophy ; v. 14.
Table of Contents:
  • Abbreviations
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • The philosophy of nature
  • The modern concept of nature
  • The physcial as matter
  • Matter and mind
  • Atomism, substance, and the concept of body
  • Leibniz and the analysis of matter and motion
  • Concepts of space
  • The meaning of "Space" in Kant
  • The problem of the physical existent
  • The physcial existent as a compound actuality
  • The problem of relations
  • Physical existence, matter, activity
  • Compounds, body, change
  • Motion, action, and physical being
  • Platonism, Aristotelianism, and modern science.