Chapter 14. Heavenly Bodies and First Causes

  1. Georgios Anagnostopoulos Professor
  1. Sarah Broadie

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305661.ch14

A Companion to Aristotle

A Companion to Aristotle

How to Cite

Broadie, S. (2009) Heavenly Bodies and First Causes, in A Companion to Aristotle (ed G. Anagnostopoulos), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305661.ch14

Editor Information

  1. University of California, San Diego, USA

Author Information

  1. University of St. Andrews, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122238

Online ISBN: 9781444305661



  • heavenly bodies and first causes;
  • causal system of substances;
  • Aithêr;
  • universe - there is orderly movement and change;
  • Aristotelian cosmology - main facts


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Notes

  • Bibliography