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Author Aristotle.

Title The basic works of Aristotle / edited and with an introduction by Richard McKeon
Published New York : Random House, [1941]
New York : Random House, 1941


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Description xxxix, 1487 pages : frontispiece (portrait) ; 24 cm
Series Lifetime library
Lifetime library
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- The philosophy of Aristotle -- The influence of Aristotle -- The life and times of Aristotle -- The method of science and philosophy -- First philosophy and the organization of the sciences -- The natural sciences -- Moral and political philosophy -- Rhetoric and poetic -- The interpretation of Aristotle -- Bibliography -- Organon -- the collection of Aristotle's logical treatises -- Categoriae -- Categories -- De interpretatione -- On interpretation -- Analytica priora -- Prior analytics (Book I, chapters 1-7, 13, 23-31; Book II, chapters 16-27) -- Analytica posteriora -- Posterior analytics -- Topica -- Topics (Book I; Books II-VIII omitted) -- De sophisticis elenchis -- On sophistical refutations (Chapters 1-3 and 34; [chapters 4-33 omitted]) -- Physica -- Physics -- De caelo -- On the heavens (Books I, II [chapters 13 and 14], 3 and 4; [chapters 1-12 of Book 2 omitted]) -- De generatione et corruptione -- On generation and corruption -- De anima -- On the soul -- Parva naturalia -- the short physical treatises -- De memoria et reminiscentia -- On memory and reminiscence -- De somniis -- On dreams -- De divinatione per somnum -- On prophesying by dreams -- Historia animalium -- The history of animals (Book V, chapter 1; Book VIII, chapter 1; Book IX, chapter 1) -- De partibus animalium -- On the parts of animals (Book I, chapters 1-5; Book II, chapter 1) -- De generatione animalium -- On the generation of animals (Book I, chapters 1, 17-18, 20-23) -- Metaphysica -- Metaphysics -- Ethica Nicomachea -- Nicomachean ethics -- Politica -- Politics -- Rhetorica -- Rhetoric (Books I and II complete; Book III, chapters 1, 13-19 [chapters 2-12 omitted]) -- De poetica -- Poetics
Summary Examines the pervading influence of this eminent Greek philosopher through a collection of his major works
Analysis Astronomy, Greek
Philosophy, Ancient
Political ethics
Notes "First printing"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxv-xxxix)
Subject Aristotle -- Written works.
Astronomy, Greek.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Political ethics.
Author Aristotle. Categoriae. English.
Aristotle. De anima. English.
Aristotle. De caelo. Selections. English
Aristotle. De divinatione per somnum. English
Aristotle. De generatione et corruptione. English.
Aristotle. De interpretatione. English
Aristotle. De memoria et reminiscentia. English
Aristotle. De partibus animalium. Selections. English
Aristotle. De somniis. English
Aristotle. De sophisticis elenchis. Selections. English
Aristotle. Historia animalium. Selections. English
Aristotle. Metaphysics. English.
Aristotle. Nicomachean ethics. English.
Aristotle. On the generation of animals. Selections. English
Aristotle. Organon. Selections. English
Aristotle. Parva naturalia. English
Aristotle. Physics. English.
Aristotle. Poetics. English.
Aristotle. Politics. English.
Aristotle. Posterior analytics. English.
Aristotle. Prior analytics. Selections. English
Aristotle. Rhetoric. Selections. English
Aristotle. Topics. Selections. English
McKeon, Richard (Richard Peter), 1900-1985.
LC no. 41051734
9780394416106 (UNCONFIRMED)
Other Titles Works. Selections. English. 1941