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Sir David Ross was one of the most distinguished and influential Aristotelians of this century; his study has long been established as an authoritative survey of the life, work and philosophy of Aristotle.
This clear and lucid account contains useful summaries of theories and arguments, with brief, suggestive critical comments. Aristotle's work encompassed all the branches of science and learning which were central to the intellectual life of the ancient world: logic, the ...
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Aristotle

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Overview

Sir David Ross was one of the most distinguished and influential Aristotelians of this century; his study has long been established as an authoritative survey of the life, work and philosophy of Aristotle.
This clear and lucid account contains useful summaries of theories and arguments, with brief, suggestive critical comments. Aristotle's work encompassed all the branches of science and learning which were central to the intellectual life of the ancient world: logic, the philosophy of nature, biology, psychology, metaphysics, ethics, politics, rhetoric and poetics. Aristotle's borrowings from his predecessors, and his own fundamental influence on later philosophy, are also examined. Important Greek terms in Aristotle's work are explained and discussed.
Aristotle is now re-issued with a new introduction by John L. Ackrill, which reviews developments in Aristotelian studies since Sir David Ross originally wrote his classic study. The bibliography has been supplemented by references to recent works. Both students of philosophy and general rea ders will find the volume an indispensable guide to Aristotle's thought.
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A survey of the life, work, and philosophy of Aristotle, first published in 1923, summarizing the Greek philosopher's theories and arguments on topics such as logic, metaphysics, and ethics. Ross, one of the most influential Aristotelians of this century, discusses Aristotle's borrowings from his predecessors and his influence on later philosophy, and explains Greek terms in the writings. This sixth edition contains a revised bibliography, and an introduction reviewing developments in the field since the first edition. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203980170
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 4/27/1995
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 6
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
I Life and works 1
II Logic 21
III Philosophy of nature 65
IV Biology 117
V Psychology 135
VI Metaphysics 161
VII Ethics 195
VIII Politics 244
IX Rhetoric and poetics 280
Bibliographical note (1995) 303
Short bibliography 305
Chronology of Aristotle's successors and commentators 312
Index 313
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