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By Aristotle, H. P. Cooke, Hugh Tredennick

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Aristotle, nice Greek thinker, researcher, reasoner, and author, born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, used to be the son of Nicomachus, a doctor, and Phaestis. He studied less than Plato at Athens and taught there (367–47); to that end he spent 3 years on the court docket of a former student, Hermeias, in Asia Minor and at the moment married Pythias, considered one of Hermeias’s kin. After a while at Mitylene, in 343–2 he was once appointed by means of King Philip of Macedon to be instruct of his teen-aged son Alexander. After Philip’s dying in 336, Aristotle grew to become head of his personal tuition (of “Peripatetics”), the Lyceum at Athens. as a result of anti-Macedonian feeling there after Alexander’s loss of life in 323, he withdrew to Chalcis in Euboea, the place he died in 322. approximately all of the works Aristotle ready for ebook are misplaced; the necessary ones extant are lecture-materials, notes, and memoranda (some are spurious). they are often labeled as follows: I. useful: Nicomachean Ethics; Great Ethics (Magna Moralia); Eudemian Ethics; Politics; Oeconomica (on the nice 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, goals, lifestyles, evidence approximately animals, etc.

IV. Metaphysics: on being as being.

V. On artwork: Art of Rhetoric and Poetics.

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

VII. Fragments of assorted works reminiscent of 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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