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Athenian Constitution. Eudemian Ethics. Virtues and Vices by Aristotle, H. Rackham

By Aristotle, H. Rackham

Aristotle, nice Greek thinker, researcher, reasoner, and author, born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, used to be the son of Nicomachus, a doctor, and Phaestis. He studied less than Plato at Athens and taught there (367–47); for this reason he spent 3 years on the courtroom of a former student, Hermeias, in Asia Minor and at the moment married Pythias, one in all Hermeias’s relatives. After your time at Mitylene, in 343–2 he used to be appointed through King Philip of Macedon to be educate of his teen-aged son Alexander. After Philip’s dying in 336, Aristotle grew to become head of his personal tuition (of “Peripatetics”), the Lyceum at Athens. due to anti-Macedonian feeling there after Alexander’s dying in 323, he withdrew to Chalcis in Euboea, the place he died in 322. approximately the entire works Aristotle ready for book are misplaced; the precious ones extant are lecture-materials, notes, and memoranda (some are spurious). they are often classified as follows: I. sensible: Nicomachean Ethics; Great Ethics (Magna Moralia); Eudemian Ethics; Politics; Oeconomica (on the nice of the family); Virtues and Vices.

II. Logical: Categories; On Interpretation; Analytics (Prior and Posterior); On Sophistical Refutations; Topica.

III. actual: Twenty-six works (some suspect) together with astronomy, iteration and destruction, the senses, reminiscence, sleep, goals, lifestyles, proof approximately animals, etc.

IV. Metaphysics: on being as being.

V. On artwork: Art of Rhetoric and Poetics.

VI. different works together with the Athenian Constitution; extra works additionally of uncertain authorship.

VII. Fragments of assorted works corresponding to dialogues on philosophy and literature; and of treatises on rhetoric, politics and metaphysics. The Loeb Classical Library® variation of Aristotle is in twenty-three volumes.

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And he always attaches the blame for the civil strife wholly to the rich owing to which at the beginning of the elegy he says that he fears ; Both love of money and o'erweening pride — implying that these were the causes of the enmity that prevailed. VI. Solon having become master of affairs made the people free both at the time and for the future by prohibiting loans secured on the person, and he laid down laws, and enacted cancellations of debts both private and public, the measures * that are known " ' Nor shall ye possess what ye have now without decrease ' ' (Edmonds).

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