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    Petrus Ramus [Pierre de La Ramee] Scholarum Physicarum Libri Octo, in totidem Acroamaticos libros Aristotelis. Frankfurt: Heirs of Andreas Wechel, 1583. Octavo. a8, 2a-o8, 2 pages. [16], 213, [15] pages. Wechel device on title page. Later cloth backed paper boards, stain on d5, g6 underline, else very good copy.
    VD 16 L537. Adams P130. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
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    "The same separation of theory and practice led Ramus to discard completely Aristotle's Physics as a suitable text for natural philosophy. In terms that Bacon would later echo, Ramus argued that the Physics dealt not with natural phenomena but with logical analysis addressed to concepts rooted in the mind alone...in particular, despite Aristotle's strictures, astronomy, optics, and mechanics formed an integral part of physics, even if it was more convient to teach them separately or as subtopics of geometry. Ramus' broad view of this subject remained largely programmatic. His Scholae physicae appeared in 1565; but he never did write a textbook..." DSB.



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