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The Creation and Destruction of the World

Gregory, AD; (2016) The Creation and Destruction of the World. In: A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome. (pp. 11-28). Wiley: Malden, MA, USA. Green open access

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Abstract

Here we explore various ideas about the creation and destruction of the world, including theories posited by the Presocratics, Plato, Aristotle, Epicureans, Stoics, and the Neoplatonists.

Type: Book chapter
Title: The Creation and Destruction of the World
ISBN-13: 978-1118372678
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1002/9781118373057.ch1
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118373057.ch1
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the author accepted manuscript. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher's terms and conditions.
Keywords: cosmogony; cosmos; Aristotle; Plato; Presocratic; Democrtitus; Epicurus; Stoic
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences > Dept of Science and Technology Studies
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1478226
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