• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Rhetoric - Loeb Classical Library Vol 22 (Hardback)
  • Rhetoric - Loeb Classical Library Vol 22 (Hardback)
zoom

Rhetoric - Loeb Classical Library Vol 22 (Hardback)

(author), (editor,translator)
£18.95
Hardback 544 Pages / Published: 01/07/1989
  • In stock online

Usually despatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
Aristotle, great Greek philosopher, researcher, reasoner, and writer, born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, was the son of Nicomachus, a physician, and Phaestis. He studied under Plato at Athens and taught there (367 47); subsequently he spent three years at the court of a former pupil, Hermeias, in Asia Minor and at this time married Pythias, one of Hermeias s relations. After some time at Mitylene, in 343 2 he was appointed by King Philip of Macedon to be tutor of his teen-aged son Alexander. After Philip s death in 336, Aristotle became head of his own school (of Peripatetics ), the Lyceum at Athens. Because of anti-Macedonian feeling there after Alexander s death in 323, he withdrew to Chalcis in Euboea, where he died in 322. Nearly all the works Aristotle prepared for publication are lost; the priceless ones extant are lecture-materials, notes, and memoranda (some are spurious). They can be categorized as follows: I. Practical: "Nicomachean Ethics"; "Great Ethics" ("Magna Moralia"); "Eudemian Ethics"; "Politics"; "Oeconomica" (on the good of the family); "Virtues and Vices." II. Logical: "Categories"; "On Interpretation"; "Analytics" ("Prior" and "Posterior"); "On Sophistical Refutations"; "Topica." III. Physical: Twenty-six works (some suspect) including astronomy, generation and destruction, the senses, memory, sleep, dreams, life, facts about animals, etc. IV. "Metaphysics" on being as being. V. On Art: "Art of Rhetoric" and "Poetics." VI. Other works including the "Athenian Constitution"; more works also of doubtful authorship. VII. Fragments of various works such as dialogues on philosophy and literature; and of treatises on rhetoric, politics and metaphysics. The Loeb Classical Library(r) edition of Aristotle is in twenty-three volumes.

Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674992122
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 350 g
Dimensions: 170 x 110 x 29 mm

You may also be interested in...

Meditations
Added to basket
£4.99
Paperback
The Islamic Enlightenment
Added to basket
So You've Been Publicly Shamed
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Ikigai
Added to basket
£12.99   £9.99
Hardback
How to be a Stoic
Added to basket
In Praise Of Shadows
Added to basket
Skin in the Game
Added to basket
£20.00   £16.99
Hardback
Meditations
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Enlightenment Now
Added to basket
£25.00   £20.00
Hardback
Against Empathy
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Happy
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
A Little History of Philosophy
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Silence
Added to basket
£9.99
Hardback
The Path
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Book of Joy
Added to basket
£12.99   £10.49
Hardback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.