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The story of Aristotle"s philosophy

by Will Durant

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Published by Haldeman-Julius in Girard, Kan .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWill Durant
SeriesLittle blue book -- no. 39
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24965028M
OCLC/WorldCa70390670

Philosophy was born out of reflection and conjecture. It sought to answer life’s complex questions and as a skill, is invaluable to employers, schools and governments because of the creative ability it lends to minds that inhabit it. Philosophy Books For Beginners. Philosophy For Beginners – Richard Osborne.   Plato and Aristotle (Introduction to Greek Philosophy) - Duration: Aristotle: Politics - Book 1 Summary and Analysis - Duration: .

Aristotle ( - B.C.) was an important Greek philosopher from the Socratic (or Classical) period, mainly based in is one of the most important founding figures in Western Philosophy, and the first to create a comprehensive system of philosophy, encompassing Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics, Metaphysics, Logic and science.. His own school of philosophy, known as .   The Complete Works of otle lived from BCE. He was a Greek philosopher and is often referred to as the “first teacher” or the very “first true scientist.” His works cover a number of topics from politics, philosophy, metaphysics, logic, ethics, biology and .

Looking for books by Aristotle? See all books authored by Aristotle, including The Nicomachean Ethics, and Politics: A Treatise on Government: Large Print, and more on Critical Essay Aristotle on Tragedy In the Poetics, Aristotle's famous study of Greek dramatic art, Aristotle ( B.C.) compares tragedy to such other metrical forms as comedy and determines that tragedy, like all poetry, is a kind of imitation (mimesis), but adds that it has a serious purpose and uses direct action rather than narrative to achieve its ends.


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The Story of Aristotle's Philosophy. (Little Blue Book #39) [Will Durant] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Aristotle ( B.C.) was a Greek philosopher who made significant and lasting contributions to nearly every aspect of human knowledge, from logic to biology to.

Aristotle wrote as many as treatises and other works covering all areas of philosophy and those, none survives in finished form. The approximately 30 works through which his thought was conveyed to later centuries consist of lecture notes (by Aristotle or his students) and draft manuscripts edited by ancient scholars, notably Andronicus of Rhodes.

The Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle is the most influential book of the moral Kant to John Rawls, all philosophers have discussed the issue with Aristotle on the good life and on happiness. To summarize, Aristotle raises the question of virtue: How should we act.

How to live. The man, he said, must act according to reason. The moral of Aristotle /5. Mary Louise Gill's Aristotle on Substance is right on the topic and relatively recent: : Aristotle on Substance (): Mary Louise Gill: Books For introductory readings by Aristotle himself, here is a compilation that might be.

Aristotle, the philosopher of the rationality (city and individuals) Aristotle is one of the most famous Greek philosophers. Aristotle was a pupil of Plato and was first reverent to him then very critical, about Plato’s theory of ideas for example. His own work lies mainly in.

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Aristotle was born in B.C. in a small town called Stagira. His parents died when he was still young, and he was raised as an orphan. Though little is known about Aristotle's early years, the occupation of his father, Nicomachus, did have a significant influence on his development.

Nicomachus was a physician, and this probably accounted for. It is summed up in this sentence from the beginning of the book: "The Aristotelian Revolution transformed Western thinking and set our culture on a path of scientific inquiry that it has followed ever since the Middle Ages." I would recommend this book to anyone with a deep interest in the intellectual history of human reason in the Western World.

Buridan's ass is an illustration of a paradox in philosophy in the conception of free refers to a hypothetical situation wherein a donkey that is equally hungry and thirsty is placed precisely midway between a stack of hay and a pail of water.

Since the paradox assumes the ass will always go to whichever is closer, it dies of both hunger and thirst since it cannot make any. Aristotle - Aristotle - Philosophy of mind: Aristotle regarded psychology as a part of natural philosophy, and he wrote much about the philosophy of mind.

This material appears in his ethical writings, in a systematic treatise on the nature of the soul (De anima), and in a number of minor monographs on topics such as sense-perception, memory, sleep, and dreams. Aristotle was the master of virtues. For gifts and more from The School of Life, visit our online shop: FURTHER READING.

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Aristotle was a classical Greek philosopher taught by Plato. He continued the same project of philosophy that Plato was doing, but believed that he was correcting many of Plato’s errors.

He wrote on many subjects including science, logic, philosophy, politics and ethics. Aristotle’s life began in BC in Stageira, Chalcidice. Summary of the Aristotle philosophy of Virtue Ethics: Aristotle defined Virtue as a habit of choice, the characteristic of which lies in the observation of the mean or of moderation (relative to the circumstances of the individual concerned), as it is determined by reason or as the practically prudent man would determine it.

Aristotle was the first to observe that philosophy, and particularly ethics, has a deep public relations problem. Those most in need of Author: John Kaag. The story of philosophy is the story of who we are and why.

An epic tale, spanning civilizations and continents, it explores some of the most creative minds in history. But not since the long-popular classic Bertrand Russell's A History of Western Philosophy, published inhas there been a comprehensive and entertaining single-volume.

How Aristotle is the perfect happiness guru One of the joys of Aristotle’s philosophy is that it works whatever your age, Hall believes. And so her book includes practical advice such as Author: Lisa Allardice. Free download or read online Metaphysics pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Aristotle. The book was published in multiple languages including, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this classics, non fiction story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others.4/5. physics, philosophy, logic, and was well known for being a powerful lecturer and debater. He was also regarded as a kindly man, compassionate to others.

In the field of physics, Aristotle’s ideas influenced much of the medieval period, and lasted into the European Renaissance. His ideas were later replaced by the physics of Isaac Size: 90KB.That's right: it's philosophy. Those knowers have such a head for knowing what is pleasant and good in life.

So basically, Aristotle just dragged you through ten books of philosophy to tell you that philosophy is the key to a happy life. Hey: you've been getting happier this whole time. It was also known as a 'Peripatetic School' (Greek word peripatos, means stroll) as it is believed that Aristotle liked to walk with his student along the school’s walkways, discussing philosophy and the principles of mathematics.

Aristotle’s great school also played a crucial role as a library and museum. Supported by a large money gift of talents from Alexander the .