Vol 18 no 2 (Autumn/Winter 2014 will be published in July/August 2016. Vol. 19 (2015) will be a double issue featuring the proceedings of the 2013 Sophia Centre conference on Celestial Magic and is scheduled for publication in September/October 2016. Vol. 20 (2016) will be a double issue featuring the proceedings of the 2014 Sophia Centre conference on the Marriage of Heaven and Earth.
Gravity Before Newton
This paper briefly describes a non-Aristotelian theory of gravity developed in the Hellenistic period and discussed in Plutarch’s dialogue De Facie quae in Orbe Lunae apparet; it also shows the influence of this dialogue on Copernicans before Newton.