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By Aristotle, H. P. Cooke, Hugh Tredennick

ISBN-10: 0674993594

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Aristotle, nice Greek thinker, researcher, reasoner, and author, born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, was once the son of Nicomachus, a doctor, and Phaestis. He studied lower than Plato at Athens and taught there (367–47); hence he spent 3 years on the courtroom of a former student, Hermeias, in Asia Minor and at the moment married Pythias, certainly one of Hermeias’s family. After it slow at Mitylene, in 343–2 he used to be appointed via King Philip of Macedon to be train of his teen-aged son Alexander. After Philip’s dying in 336, Aristotle turned head of his personal tuition (of “Peripatetics”), the Lyceum at Athens. as a result of anti-Macedonian feeling there after Alexander’s demise in 323, he withdrew to Chalcis in Euboea, the place he died in 322. approximately the entire works Aristotle ready for ebook are misplaced; the beneficial ones extant are lecture-materials, notes, and memoranda (some are spurious). they are often categorised as follows: I. useful: Nicomachean Ethics; Great Ethics (Magna Moralia); Eudemian Ethics; Politics; Oeconomica (on the great of the family); Virtues and Vices.

II. Logical: Categories; On Interpretation; Analytics (Prior and Posterior); On Sophistical Refutations; Topica.

III. actual: Twenty-six works (some suspect) together with astronomy, new release and destruction, the senses, reminiscence, sleep, desires, existence, evidence approximately animals, etc.

IV. Metaphysics: on being as being.

V. On paintings: Art of Rhetoric and Poetics.

VI. different works together with the Athenian Constitution; extra works additionally of uncertain authorship.

VII. Fragments of assorted works akin to dialogues on philosophy and literature; and of treatises on rhetoric, politics and metaphysics. The Loeb Classical Library® variation of Aristotle is in twenty-three volumes.

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