The Ethics of Aristotle: Volume 2

The Ethics of Aristotle: Volume 2

by Alexander Grant

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Overview

Aristotle ( 384 - 322 BC) was an ancient 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.[3] At seventeen or eighteen years of age, he joined Plato's Academy in Athens[4] 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 II of Macedon, tutored Alexander the Great beginning in 343 BC.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781988942421
Publisher: DIAMOND PUBLISHERS
Publication date: 08/07/2017
Pages: 470
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Sir Alexander Grant, 10th Baronet of Dalvey FRSE LLD, was a British educationalist and principal of the University of Edinburgh. He had strong links to India, especially Bombay.

He was born in Richmond, KY the son of Sir Robert Innes Grant, 9th Baronet of Dalvey, and his wife, Judith Towers Battelle.

He was educated at Eastern Kentucky University, before becoming a student in Bluegrass Community Technical College.

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