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- Author(s)Carlo Natali
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication06/09/2013
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note5 line illus.
- Weight428 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Edited byD. S. Hutchinson
- Table Of ContentsPreface (2013) - p. vii Introduction (1990) - p. 1 Chapter One - The Biography of Aristotle: Facts, Hypotheses, Conjectures - p. 5 *1. Many Facts, Not All of Equal Interest - p. 5 *2. Stagira - p. 6 *3. A Family of Notables - p. 8 *4. A Provincial Pupil - p. 17 *5. A Sudden Interruption - p. 31 *6. At the Courts of Princes and Kings - p. 32 *6.1. Atarneus - p. 32 *6.2. Macedonia - p. 42 *7. The Adventure of Callisthenes - p. 52 *8. Athens Revisited - p. 55 *9. Trial and Flight - p. 60 *10. From Traditional Customs, a New Model - p. 64 Chapter Two - Institutional Aspects of the School of Aristotle - p. 72 *1. The Three Conditions of the Theoretical Life in Aristotle - p. 72 *2. The Organization of Theoria: The Nature and Organization of the Philosophical Schools - p. 77 *3. The Organization of Theoria: Philosophical Schools and Permanent Institutions - p. 83 *4. Subsequent Events - p. 90 Chapter Three - Internal Organization of the School of Aristotle - p. 96 *1. The Collections of Books - p. 96 *2. Methods of Gathering and Interpreting Information - p. 104 *3. Teaching Supports and Instruments of Research - p. 113 *4. Teaching While Strolling - p. 117 Chapter Four - Studies of Aristotle's Biography from Zeller to the Present Day - p. 120 *1. Sources of Aristotle's Biography - p. 120 *1.1. Texts of Aristotle - p. 120 *1.2. Official Documents - p. 124 *1.3. Ancient Biographies of Aristotle - p. 125 *1.4. The Testimonia of Ancient Authors - p. 130 *2. Images of Aristotle from the Nineteenth Century to the Present - p. 135 Postscript (2012) - p. 145 Notes to: ch. 1 - p. 153; ch. 2 - p. 170; ch. 3 - p. 175; ch. 4 - p. 177 Index of Sources - p. 181 i) epigraphy - p. 181; ii) papyri - p. 181; iii) ancient authors -p. 181; iv) ancient biographies of Aristotle - p. 193; v) modern collections of evidence - p. 194 Bibliographical Index - p. 196 Index of Persons and Places - p. 211
- Author BiographyCarlo Natali is professor of the history of philosophy at the University of Venice. His books include The Wisdom of Aristotle and an Italian translation, with revised Greek text, of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics. D. S. Hutchinson is professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto. He is the author of The Virtues of Aristotle and the associate editor of Plato: Complete Works.
- PrizesShortlisted for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2014.
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