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There is actually some quite valuable information on this subject available in the WAIS system. Let's take a look. The first step is to search through the "directory-of-servers." I'll use the keywords aristotle midieval philosophy and see what I get.
# Score Source Title Lines 001:  (directory-of-se) bryn-mawr-medieval-review 150 002: [ 458] (directory-of-se) ANU-AustPhilosophyForum-L 86 003: [ 250] (directory-of-se) ANU-Asian-Religions 93 004: [ 250] (directory-of-se) ANU-Coombspapers-Index 99 005: [ 250] (directory-of-se) ANU-Taoism-Listserv 69 006: [ 250] (directory-of-se) ANU-Theses-Abstracts 93 007: [ 250] (directory-of-se) ANU-ZenBuddhism-Calendar 81 008: [ 250] (directory-of-se) ASK-SISY-Software-Information 34 009: [ 250] (directory-of-se) earlym-l 36 010: [ 250] (directory-of-se) nonmono.bib 54 011: [ 250] (directory-of-se) rec.music.early 36 012: [ 250] (directory-of-se) sci 17The first source looks likely, so I'll choose it by typing u for use it, and s to go to the database sources page. I then use = to unmark all databases, and then press the Spacebar to select the Bryn Mawr Medieval Review. I can now search for a more specific citation: philoponus aristotle philosophy, and here are the results:
# Score Source Title Lines 001:  ( bmmr) 93.10.5, Philoponus on Arist. Phys. II 118 002: [ 212] ( bmmr) 93.8.6, O'Meara, Plotinus: Introductio 95 003: [ 91] ( bmmr) 93.8.2: Meynell, Grace, Politics and De 285 004: [ 91] ( bmmr) 94.1.5, Relihan, Ancient Menippean Satir 165 005: [ 75] ( bmmr) 93.8.8, Riddle, Contraception and Abort 180 006: [ 75] ( bmmr) 93.8.10, Moorhead, Theoderic in Italy 122 007: [ 75] ( bmmr) 93.10 136 008: [ 75] ( bmmr) 93.12.6, Walsh, ed., Love Lyrics from th 316 009: [ 75] ( bmmr) 94.4.2, Camille, Image on the Edge (II) 163 010: [ 75] ( bmmr) 94.4.4, Hamilton, Heresy and Mysticism 153The first looks like it's a terrific match, so let's have a look by pressing Return. It is indeed excellent and right on target.
93.10.5, Philoponus on Arist. Phys. II Philoponus, John On Aristotle's Physics 2 Translated by A.R. Lacey. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Pp. 241. $41.50 (hb.). ISBN 0-8014-2815-7. Reviewed by Patricia K. Curd -- Purdue University Ancient commentaries provide modern readers with windows on both the subject of the commentary and the philosophical world of the author. From this commentary on Book 2 of the Physics we learn about Aristotle and about the philosophical issues that exercised Philoponus himself. Thus we see Philoponus comparing (and perhaps trying to reconcile) Plato and Aristotle, we hear echoes of Stoicism, and we find the work as a whole suffused with Philoponus' Neoplatonist arguments and assumptions. Internal evidence suggests that Philoponus was at work on his commentary in 517; it has recently been argued that the work was revised after 529, after Philoponus' conversion to Christianity.<<1>> A.R. Lacey claims that there are no traces of Philoponus' later views in the commentary on Book 2 (but note for instance, the comments about Philoponus' use of the difficult KATADU/W at 197,34 and 308,23), and he remains agnostic about the exact date of composition.The document continues, but this is enough for now.
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