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Not many people can claim to have invented a new science, but the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle invented two- zoology and logic. Today, we are still influenced by Aristotelian thought. When we use words such as "potential" and "actual," "theory" and "practice," we are speaking Aristotle's language. Talking to him, however, you'll realize that some of his ideas have c ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published March 4th 2008 by Duncan Baird Publishers (first published 2008)
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Wes Bishop
Not a bad little book. It is very short and is easy to get through in a few hours. Anyone who already knows something about Aristotle and his ideas will not find anything new to discover. But it is a good book for someone just starting to learn about the ancient Greek thinker.
Sadiq Kazi
A good introduction to the philosopher and father of 'logic'.
Tom Sutton
A concise summary of Aristotle's philosophy. Even though it is presented as a dialogue, it falls short of imitating the round-about yet razor sharp reasoning style of Aristotle the man, as you might find in a translated work. Good for novices, as a pocket book.
Mark Knapke
A simple way to make a this kind of subject accessible. All of Aristotle's extant works are basically lecture notes. This book give him a face, so to speak.
Rob Brantseg
A fun overview of Aristotle on a variety of subjects.
Tobi
What can I say, it was great, it was Aristotle
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