<s id="id.000001">*p*a*p*p*o*u *a*l*e*c*a*n*d*r*e*w*s *s*u*n*a*g*w*g*h*s *h. <lb n="1t"/></s> <s id="id.000002">*perie/xei de\ mhxanika\ problh/mata su/mmikta a)nqhra/. <lb n="2n"/></s></p>

<p> <s id="id.000003">*(h mhxanikh\ qewri/a, te/knon *(ermo/dwre, pro\s polla\ <lb n="3"/>kai\ mega/la tw= e)n tw=| bi/w| xrh/simos u(pa/rxousa plei/sths <lb n="4"/>ei)ko/tws a)podoxh=s h)ci/wtai pro\s tw=n filoso/fwn kai\ pa=si <lb n="5"/>toi=s a)po\ tw=n maqhma/twn perispou/dasto/s e)stin, e)peidh\ <lb n="6"/>sxedo\n prw/th th=s peri\ th\n u(/lhn tw=n e)n tw=| ko/smw| stoi-<lb n="7"/>xei/wn fusiologi/as a(/ptetai. </s> <s id="id.000004">sta/sews ga\r kai\ fora=s swma/-<lb n="8"/>twn kai\ th=s kata\ to/pon kinh/sews e)n toi=s o(/lois qewrhma-<lb n="9"/>tikh\ tugxa/nousa ta\ me\n kinou/mena kata\ fu/sin ai)tiologei=, <lb n="10"/>ta\ d' a)nagka/zousa para\ fu/sin e)/cw tw=n oi)kei/wn to/pwn ei)s <lb n="11"/>e)nanti/as kinh/seis meqi/sthsin e)pimhxanwme/nh dia\ tw=n e)c <lb n="12"/>au)th=s th=s u(/lhs u(popipto/ntwn au)th=| qewrhma/twn. </s> <s id="id.000005">th=s de\ <lb n="13"/>mhxanikh=s to\ me\n ei)=nai logiko\n to\ de\ xeirourgiko\n oi( peri\ <lb n="14"/>to\n *(/hrwna mhxanikoi\ le/gousin: kai\ to\ me\n logiko\n sun-<lb n="15"/>esta/nai me/ros e)/k te gewmetri/as kai\ a)riqmhtikh=s kai\ a)stro-<lb n="16"/>nomi/as kai\ tw=n fusikw=n lo/gwn, to\ de\ xeirourgiko\n e)/k te <lb n="17"/>