Historical Influence of Aristotle on the Theory of Human Reproduction
Ford (Norman)
Source: Norman Ford - When Did I Begin, 1988, Chapter 2
Paper - Abstract

Paper Summary


Contents

  1. Why a return to Aristotle? – 19
  2. Philosophical underpinnings of Aristotle's theory of human reproduction – 21
  3. Aristotle's biology of human reproduction – 25
  4. Aristotle's philosophical theory of human reproduction – 28
  5. Aristotle's heritage and its unanswered questions – 36
  6. Aristotle's influence on Aquinas and Christendom – 39
  7. Harvey's refutation of Aristotle's biology of human reproduction – 43
  8. Decline of Aristotle's theory of human reproduction – 47
  9. Revival of Aquinas' version of Aristotle's theory of human reproduction – 51
  10. The Bible and the question of when a human being begins – 52
  11. The Catholic position on when a human being begins – 57
  12. Conclusion – 64

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