We ship Monday - Friday. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Und entdecken, dass das Universum ein großer und komplizierter Ort ist, an dem manchmal auch erhebliche Hindernisse überwunden werden müssen, um glücklich zu werden! About this Item: Princeton University Press, United States, 1988. Precisely this - - the prospect of this volume, because of its general excellence, becoming for so many people 'Aristotle, the whole of Aristotle, and nothing but Aristotle' - - is what makes a Classical reviewer stop in his tracks and find it useful to add a few melancholy thoughts. Kirk and Raven, first printed in 1960, still provides the original passages in the text, and translations of some of them below it.
About this Item: Oxford, 1987. Such experts should also be the most qualified judges of the extent and limitations of using translations only. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. For each topic, the reader is given references to the main passages of Aristotle himself-- including, in square brackets, passages not in this selection - - and to some of the more recent books and articles. First Edition - may be Reissue. Some of these instrumenta studiorum are blatantly incompetent - - as, for example, the entirely secondary, and very popular, Selections from Early Greek Philosophy by Milton C. Within the thought of Plato and Aristotle, the reader will find in-depth introductions to major works, such as the Republic and the Nicomachean Ethics, which are treated in detail that is unusual in an introduction to ancient philosophy.
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. Is 'virtue' always a consistent ethical term in English? About this Item: Clarendon, 1987. Even if he compares and gets the order right, he will still not be able to see how 'torrents' can become 'which'. About this Item: Princeton University Press, 1988. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact However the dust cover may be missing. Th e Topi cs indi cate the main Aristotel ian texts which deal with a given issue and, in some cases, seco ndary texts , ali well as books included in the List of Books and some recent articles concerned with the issue, and cross-references to rela ted Topics.
Aristotle is praised for his contributions to the systemization of scientific thought. I suggest that one should make it clear to the Greekless reader that translations are only an aid to those who are not experts, and their place is not in the graduate class - - where the student wishing to specialize in the Ancients has had the time and the opportunity to study the ancient languages at the university, if he has not done so at school - - nor, of course, in the doctoral dissertation, the learned article or the academic book. His extant writings span a wide range of disciplines, from logic, metaphysics and philosophy of mind, through ethics, political theory, aesthetics and rhetoric, and into such primarily non-philosophical fields as empirical biology, where he excelled at detailed plant and animal observation and taxonomy. Quite frankly, unless o Aristotle was a prolific writer and has approximately 40 written works credited to him even more if you include the ones historically attributed to him but disagreed by those who claim themselves some authority. Pages are clean and unmarked. 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.
From United Kingdom to U. 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. 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. What guided him is his long teaching experience, which is clearly the best guide to a selection meant for philosophy students. In selecting the texts Professor J. Mit seiner offenen und einzigartigen Lebensansicht schafft es Dante, die Mauern einzureißen, die Ari um sich herum gebaut hat.
He may take our word for it. Many arguments can be followed tenuously simply by following along, but the real goal of the work seems to dedicate the reader to breaking down arguments into components for logical analysis. We have an easy return policy. Princeton : Princeton Univ ersity Press, 1987. About this Item: Princeton University Press, 1988.
As an aid to study, Professor Ackrill supplies a valuable guide to the key topics covered. As late as 1903, Diels opened his introduction to the first edition of Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker with a statement that this was meant to be a textbook for lectures on Greek philosophy. What is common to most of them is that 'they have tried to keep close to the text in order to put the Greekless reader as nearly as possible in the position of the reader of Greek' pp. In short, lively chapters, based on the popular History of Philosophy podcast, he offers an accessible, humorous, and detailed look at the emergence of philosophy with the Presocratics, the probing questions of Socrates, and the first full flowering of philosophy with the dialogues of Plato and the treatises of Aristotle. About this Item: Powell Publications, 2018. As an aid to study, Professor Ackrill supplies a valuable guide to the key topics covered.
See our member profile for customer support contact info. A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. I am certain that no competent ancient philosopher would desire the present volume, excellent as it is, to become another lsagoge for the approaching new Middle Ages. Customer service is our top priority!. About this Item: Princeton University Press.
This obvious and admirable principle has often been ignored in previous selections from Aristotle, which tended to present the reader with 'purple passages' or 'doxography' of 'what Aristotle said', leaving out the arguments, the wrangles with other philosophers, the aporiai and the worrying-out of issues which should be at least as important as the 'net results'. Judged solely in terms of his philosophical influence, only Plato is his peer: Aristotle's works shaped centuries of philosophy from Late Antiquity through the Renaissance, Greece: Arabic: Bulgarian: Russian: Ukrainian: Alternate European spelling: Aristotle 384—322 B. About this Item: Princeton University Press. I have gone into this issue at some length in Vol. The editor is aware of this p. 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. The spine may show signs of wear.