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Author: Aristotle.; Robert Mayhew; David C Mirhady; Anaximenes, of Lampsacus.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
Series: Loeb classical library, 316-317.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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Problems, the third-longest work in the Aristotelian corpus, contains thirty-eight books covering more than 900 problems about living things, meteorology, ethical and intellectual virtues, parts of the human body, and miscellaneous questions. Although Problems is an accretion of multiple authorship over several centuries, it offers a fascinating technical view of Peripatetic method and thought. Rhetoric to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aristotle.; Robert Mayhew; David C Mirhady; Anaximenes, of Lampsacus.
ISBN: 9780674996557 0674996550 9780674996564 0674996569
OCLC Number: 758356206
Language Note: Texts in Greek with English translations on facing pages; introductions in English.
Notes: Vol. 2 has title: Problems / Aristotle ; edited and translated by Robert Mayhew. Rhetoric to Alexander / edited and translated by David C. Mirhady.
The first work ("Problems") may contain passages written by Aristotle, but he is no longer considered to be the sole author of the work. The second work ("Rhetoric to Alexander") is now attributed to Anaximenes of Lampsacus.
Description: 2 volumes ; 17 cm.
Contents: [V. 1]. Bk. 1-19 --
[v. 2]. Bk. 20-38; Rhetoric to Alexander.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 316-317.
Other Titles: Rhetorica ad Alexandrum.
Rhetoric to Alexander.
Problemata physica.
Aristotle's Physical problems arranged according to kind
Physical problems arranged according to kind
Responsibility: Aristotle ; edited and translated by Robert Mayhew.

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