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Prolegomena : Journal of Philosophy, Vol.3 No.1 June 2004.

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Croatian Philosophers I: Hermann of Dalmatia (1110–1154)

Stipe Kutleša

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APA 6th Edition
Kutleša, S. (2004). Croatian Philosophers I: Hermann of Dalmatia (1110–1154). Prolegomena, 3 (1), 57-71. Retrieved from https://hrcak.srce.hr/211
MLA 8th Edition
Kutleša, Stipe. "Croatian Philosophers I: Hermann of Dalmatia (1110–1154)." Prolegomena, vol. 3, no. 1, 2004, pp. 57-71. https://hrcak.srce.hr/211. Accessed 15 Nov. 2018.
Chicago 17th Edition
Kutleša, Stipe. "Croatian Philosophers I: Hermann of Dalmatia (1110–1154)." Prolegomena 3, no. 1 (2004): 57-71. https://hrcak.srce.hr/211
Harvard
Kutleša, S. (2004). 'Croatian Philosophers I: Hermann of Dalmatia (1110–1154)', Prolegomena, 3(1), pp. 57-71. Available at: https://hrcak.srce.hr/211 (Accessed 15 November 2018)
Vancouver
Kutleša S. Croatian Philosophers I: Hermann of Dalmatia (1110–1154). Prolegomena [Internet]. 2004 [cited 2018 November 15];3(1):57-71. Available from: https://hrcak.srce.hr/211
IEEE
S. Kutleša, "Croatian Philosophers I: Hermann of Dalmatia (1110–1154)", Prolegomena, vol.3, no. 1, pp. 57-71, 2004. [Online]. Available: https://hrcak.srce.hr/211. [Accessed: 15 November 2018]

Abstracts
The article includes a short biography of Hermann of Dalmatia and gives an account of his translations and philosophical and scientific work. In order to have a better understanding of Hermann’s philosophy, a reminder of Greek and Arabic philosophy of nature, on which he relies in his interpretation of the world picture, needs to be presented. Cosmological models by Plato, Aristotle, Eudoxus, Heraclides of Pont, Apollonius of Perga, Hipparchus, Ptolemy, and the Arab scientist Abu Ma’shar, are presented. The main focus of interest is on Hermann’s translations. The immense importance of his translations from Greek and Arabic into Latin is due to the fact that some of the seminal Greek and Arabic works became known in Western Europe in the middle of the twelfth century. Hermann is also important as the author of the original work De essentiis, which presented a blend of Platonian and Aristotelian as well as Western European and Arab traditions.

Keywords
Hermann of Dalmatia; Greek and Arabic philosophy of nature; translation and mediation between Arabic and Western tradition; essence; soul; cause; motion; middle (medium); astrology; God; Sun; music

Hrčak ID: 211

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/211

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