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Alfarabi : philosophy of Plato and Aristotle

Author: Fārābī.; Muhsin Mahdi
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, ©2001.
Series: Agora editions (Cornell University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"This reissue of the 1969 Cornell edition of Alfarabi's Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle contains Muhsin Mahdi's substantial original introduction and a new foreword by Charles E. Butterworth and Thomas L. Pangle. The three parts of the book, "Attainment of Happiness," "Philosophy of Plato," and "Philosophy of Aristotle," provide a philosophical foundation for Alfarabi's political works."--Jacket.
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Named Person: Plato.; Aristotle.; AristÓteles; PlatÃo; Platon; Aristote; Aristotle.; Plato.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fārābī.; Muhsin Mahdi
ISBN: 0801487161 9780801487163
OCLC Number: 47831393
Notes: Originally published: New York : Free Press of Glencoe, ©1962.
Description: xxxv, 158 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The attainment of happiness --
The philosophy of Plato, its parts, the ranks of order of its parts, from the beginning to the end --
The philosophy of Aristotle, the parts of his philosophy, the ranks of order of its parts, the position from which he started and the one he reached.
Series Title: Agora editions (Cornell University Press)
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: translated, with an introduction, by Muhsin Mahdi ; with a foreword by Charles E. Butterworth and Thomas L. Pangle.

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"This reissue of the 1969 Cornell edition of Alfarabi's Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle contains Muhsin Mahdi's substantial original introduction and a new foreword by Charles E. Butterworth and Thomas L. Pangle. The three parts of the book, "Attainment of Happiness," "Philosophy of Plato," and "Philosophy of Aristotle," provide a philosophical foundation for Alfarabi's political works."--Jacket.

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