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Aristotle : his life and school

Author: Carlo Natali; D S Hutchinson
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This definitive biography shows that Aristotle's philosophy is best understood on the basis of a firm knowledge of his life and of the school he founded. First published in Italian, and now translated, updated, and expanded for English readers, this concise chronological narrative is the most authoritative account of Aristotle's life and his Lyceum available in any language. Gathering, distilling, and analyzing all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hutchinson, D.S.
Aristotle : His Life and School.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2013
Named Person: Aristotle.; Aristotle.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carlo Natali; D S Hutchinson
ISBN: 9781400846009 1400846005
OCLC Number: 857064324
Language Note: In English.
Awards: Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2014
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 217 pages)
Contents: The biography of Aristotle: facts, hypotheses, conjectures : Many facts, not all of equal interest ; Stragira ; A family of notables ; A provincial pupil ; A sudden interruption ; At the courts of princes and kings ; Atarneus ; Macedonia ; The adventure of Callisthenes ; Athens revisited ; Trial and flight ; From traditional customs, a new model --
Institutional aspects of the School of Aristotle : The three conditions of the theoretical life in Aristotle ; The organization of Theōria: the nature and organization of the philosophical schools ; The organization of Theōria: philosophical schools and permanent institutions ; Subsequent events --
Internal organization of the School of Aristotle : The collection of books ; Methods of gathering and interpreting information ; Teaching supports and instruments of research ; Teaching while strolling --
Studies of Aristotle's biography from Zeller to the present day : Sources of Aristotle's biography ; Texts of Aristotle ; Official documents ; Ancient biographies of Aristotle ; The testimonia of ancient authors ; Images of Aristotle from the nineteen century to the present --
Postscript (2012).
Other Titles: Bios theoretikos.
Responsibility: Carlo Natali ; edited by D.S. Hutchinson.
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This definitive biography shows that Aristotle's philosophy is best understood on the basis of a firm knowledge of his life and of the school he founded. First published in Italian, and now translated, updated, and expanded for English readers, this concise chronological narrative is the most authoritative account of Aristotle's life and his Lyceum available in any language. Gathering, distilling, and analyzing all the evidence and previous scholarship, Carlo Natali, one of the world's leading Aristotle scholars, provides a masterful synthesis that is accessible to students yet filled with.

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