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Aristotle: On Generation and Corruption

On Generation and Corruption , sometimes known as On Coming to Be and Passing Away (Greek: Περὶ γενέσεως καὶ φθορᾶς, Latin: De Generatione et Corruptione), is a treatise of Aristotle, closely related to his Physics, which asks whether the generation of things always comes about through the alteration of existing things. It examines the views of a number of pre-Socratic philosophers on this question. 

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Free online texts

Internet Archive: Organon and Other Works, translated by W.D. Ross. Multiple formats.

Internet Classics Archive: On Generation and Corruption, translated by H.H. Joachim. HTML and TXT formats.

Loebulus. L400 - Aristotle -- On Sophistical Refutations. On Coming-to-be and Passing Away. On the Cosmos. PDF of public domain Loeb edition in Greek and English.

University of Adelaide (Internet Archive): On the Generation and Corruption, translated by H.H. Joachim. Multiple formats.

Wikisource: Περί Γενέσεως και Φθοράς. Greek text. Multiple formats.

Other Resources

Archelogos: On Generation and Corruption, commentary by Theodore Scaltsas.

Dominican House of Studies: Commentary on Aristotle's Generation and Corruption, by Thomas Aquinas, translated by Pierre Conway and R.F. Larcher.

History of Philosophy without any gaps: Form and Function: Aristotle's Four Causes - podcast by philosopher Peter Adamson.

History of Philosophy without any gaps: Let's Get Physical: Aristotle's Natural Philosophy - podcast by philosopher Peter Adamson.

History of Philosophy without any gaps: Richard Sorabji on Time and Eternity in Aristotle - podcast by philosopher Peter Adamson.

Librivox: On Generation and Corruption - public domain audiobook.

Philpapers: Aristotle - On Generation and Corruption - bibliography.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Aristotle's Natural Philosophy, by Istvan Bodnar.

Wikipedia: On Generation and Corruption.

The Great Conversation: Further reading at Tom's Learning Notes

Plato: Timaeus.

Aristotle: Physics, On the Heavens.

Ancient Greek resources: Learn to read Greek classics in the original.


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