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Philoponus, John

Philoponus, John   Reference library

Thomas Pink

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
143 words
(c. 490–570s). From Alexandria, Philoponus opposed Aristotle's science, defending the Christian doctrine that the universe had a beginning. He argued thus: without a beginning, ... More

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