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In a single volume that will be of service to philosophy students of all levels and to their teachers, this reader provides modern, accurate translations of the texts necessary for a careful study of most aspects of Aristotle's philosophy. In selecting the texts Professor J. L. Ackrill has drawn on his broad experience of teaching graduate classes, and his choice reflects issues of current philosophical interest as well as the perennial themes. Only recent translations which achieve a high level of accuracy have been chosen; the aim is to place the Greekless reader, as nearly as possible, in the position of a reader of Greek. As an aid to study, Professor Ackrill supplies a valuable guide to the key topics covered. The guide gives references to the works or passages contained in the reader, and indication of their interrelations, and current bibliography.

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"Ackrill will probably be the text of choice for undergraduate courses on Aristotle."--Religious Studies Review

Synopsis:

In a single volume that will be of service to philosophy students of all levels and to their teachers, this reader provides modern, accurate translations of the texts necessary for a careful study of most aspects of Aristotle's philosophy. In selecting the texts Professor J. L. Ackrill has drawn on his broad experience of teaching graduate classes, and his choice reflects issues of current philosophical interest as well as the perennial themes. Only recent translations which achieve a high level of accuracy have been chosen; the aim is to place the Greekless reader, as nearly as possible, in the position of a reader of Greek. As an aid to study, Professor Ackrill supplies a valuable guide to the key topics covered. The guide gives references to the works or passages contained in the reader, and indication of their interrelations, and current bibliography.

Table of Contents

Translations vii

Aristotle’s Works x

Introduction xi

Glossary xiv

TEXTS:

Logic 3

Natural Philosophy 79

Metaphysics 253

Practical Philosophy 361

Topics 557

List of Books 577

Product Details

ISBN:
9780691020433
Editor:
Ackrill, J. L.
Author:
Ackrill, J. L.
Author:
Aristotle
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Location:
Princeton, N.J. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
Aristotle
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. VII
Publication Date:
January 1988
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
600
Dimensions:
8.45x5.51x1.44 in. 1.52 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , "Ackrill will probably be the text of choice for undergraduate courses on Aristotle."--Religious Studies Review
"Synopsis" by , In a single volume that will be of service to philosophy students of all levels and to their teachers, this reader provides modern, accurate translations of the texts necessary for a careful study of most aspects of Aristotle's philosophy. In selecting the texts Professor J. L. Ackrill has drawn on his broad experience of teaching graduate classes, and his choice reflects issues of current philosophical interest as well as the perennial themes. Only recent translations which achieve a high level of accuracy have been chosen; the aim is to place the Greekless reader, as nearly as possible, in the position of a reader of Greek. As an aid to study, Professor Ackrill supplies a valuable guide to the key topics covered. The guide gives references to the works or passages contained in the reader, and indication of their interrelations, and current bibliography.
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