Grinworthy Quotes 13

Posted on August 9, 2017 by

Avicenna and Gentile da Foligno, woodcut (extract), edition of the Canon and its commentary by Gentile da Foligno, Venice 1520. Public domain via Wikipedia Commons



This gem:

At Physics II.8, however, Avicenna had undertaken a detailed analysis and critique of the idea of void and found it empty…

is on page 19 of Jon McGinnis (2015). A Small Discovery: Avicenna’s Theory of Minima Naturalia. Journal of the History of Philosophy 53 (1):1-24

It needs no explanation.