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Mechanical Hypothesis in Ancient Greek Natural Philosophy

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dc.contributor.author Berryman, Sylvia
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-11T21:49:42Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-11T21:49:42Z
dc.date.issued 2011-09-29
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/37895
dc.description.abstract Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and part of Green College’s Thematic Lecture Series: Between Rules and Practice: Why We Need Practical Wisdom in Politics. Sylvia Berryman studied ancient Greek philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. As a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in King’s College London, she worked as editorial assistant for the Ancient Commentators on Aristotle project. She joined the department at UBC in 2004, following five years with the Department of Philosophy at Ohio State University. She has received fellowships and grants from Center for Hellenic Studies, National Humanities Center, Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, National Science Foundation and SSHRC. Her research interests center on ancient Greek natural philosophy and the impact of Greek science on natural philosophy: published papers consider the philosophical reception of optics, mechanics, medicine, pneumatics, as well as theories of mixture, qualities, causation and teleology. Her book, The Mechanical Hypothesis in Ancient Greek Natural Philosophy, is published by Cambridge University Press, 2009. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 Canada *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ *
dc.subject IKBLC, Green College en_US
dc.title Mechanical Hypothesis in Ancient Greek Natural Philosophy en_US
dc.type moving image en_US
dc.type.text Other en_US
dc.description.affiliation Green College en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US

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