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Posterior Analytics / Edition 2
     

Posterior Analytics / Edition 2

by Aristotle, J. L. Ackrill, L. Judson
 

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ISBN-10: 0198240899

ISBN-13: 9780198240891

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Posterior Analytics is a work by Aristotle.
Aristotle 384-322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece. His father, Nicomachus, died when Aristotle was a child, whereafter Proxenus of Atarneus became his guardian. At eighteen, he joined Plato's Academy in Athens and remained

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Posterior Analytics is a work by Aristotle.
Aristotle 384-322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece. His father, Nicomachus, died when Aristotle was a child, whereafter Proxenus of Atarneus became his guardian. At eighteen, he joined Plato's Academy in Athens and remained there until the age of thirty-seven (c. 347 BC). His writings cover many subjects - including physics, biology, zoology, metaphysics, logic, ethics, aesthetics, poetry, theater, music, rhetoric, linguistics, politics and government - and constitute the first comprehensive system of Western philosophy. Shortly after Plato died, Aristotle left Athens and, at the request of Philip of Macedon, tutored Alexander the Great starting from 343 BC. According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, "Aristotle was the first genuine scientist in history ... [and] every scientist is in his debt."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198240891
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
Clarendon Aristotle Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
1,237,880
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.78(d)

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