Volume XX, Athenian Constitution. Eudemian Ethics. Virtues and Vices (Loeb Classical Library)

Volume XX, Athenian Constitution. Eudemian Ethics. Virtues and Vices (Loeb Classical Library)

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by Aristotle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674993152

ISBN-13: 9780674993150

Pub. Date: 01/28/1935

Publisher: Harvard University Press

Aristotle, great Greek philosopher, researcher, reasoner, and writer, born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, was the son of Nicomachus, a physician, and Phaestis. He studied under Plato at Athens and taught there (367–47); subsequently he spent three years at the court of a former pupil, Hermeias, in Asia Minor and at this time married Pythias, one of Hermeias’s

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Aristotle, great Greek philosopher, researcher, reasoner, and writer, born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, was the son of Nicomachus, a physician, and Phaestis. He studied under Plato at Athens and taught there (367–47); subsequently he spent three years at the court of a former pupil, Hermeias, in Asia Minor and at this time married Pythias, one of Hermeias’s relations. After some time at Mitylene, in 343–2 he was appointed by King Philip of Macedon to be tutor of his teen-aged son Alexander. After Philip’s death in 336, Aristotle became head of his own school (of “Peripatetics”), the Lyceum at Athens. Because of anti-Macedonian feeling there after Alexander’s death in 323, he withdrew to Chalcis in Euboea, where he died in 322.
Nearly all the works Aristotle prepared for publication are lost; the priceless ones extant are lecture-materials, notes, and memoranda (some are spurious). They can be categorized as follows:
I. Practical: Nicomachean Ethics; Great Ethics (Magna Moralia); Eudemian Ethics; Politics; Oeconomica (on the good of the family); Virtues and Vices.

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

III. Physical: Twenty-six works (some suspect) including astronomy, generation and destruction, the senses, memory, sleep, dreams, life, facts about animals, etc.

IV. Metaphysics: on being as being.

V. On Art: Art of Rhetoric and Poetics.

VI. Other works including the Athenian Constitution; more works also of doubtful authorship.

VII. Fragments of various works such as dialogues on philosophy and literature; and of treatises on rhetoric, politics and metaphysics.
The Loeb Classical Library® edition of Aristotle is in twenty-three volumes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674993150
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1935
Series:
Loeb Classical Library Series, #285
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
983,790
Product dimensions:
4.67(w) x 6.67(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

The Athenian Constitution

Introduction

Text and Translation

Index

The Eudemian Ethics

Introduction

Text and Translation

Book I

Book II

Book III

Book VII

Book VIII

Index

On Virtues and Vices

Introduction

Text and Translation

Index

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