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Topics

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...The Topics is is the fifth of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon (Instrument). The Topics constitutes Aristotle's treatise on the art of dialectic—the invention and discovery of arguments in which the propositions r...

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Parva Naturalia

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...Parva Naturalia [the short treatises on nature (a conventional Latin title first used by Giles of Rome)] is a collection of books by Aristotle, which discuss natural phenomena involving the body and the soul. The books are as follows: I - On Sensation and the Sensible II - On Memory and Recollection III - On Sleeping and Waking IV - On Dreams V - On Prophe...

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On Generation and Corruption

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...tion (Ancient Greek: Περὶ γενέσεως καὶ φθορᾶς, Latin: De Generatione et Corruptione, also known as On Coming to Be and Passing Away) is a treatise by Aristotle. Like many of his texts, it is both scientific and philosophic (although not necessarily scientific in the modern sense). The philosophy, though, is essentially empirical; as in all Aristotle's works, the deductions...

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Rhetoric

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...The Rhetoric was developed by Aristotle during two periods when he was in Athens, the first between 367 to 347 BCE (when he was seconded to Plato in the Academy), and the second between 335 to 322 BCE (when he was running his own school, the Lyceum). The ...

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The Works of Aristotle

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...siognomy A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Works of Aristotle, trans. Anon. is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...nt or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Works of Aristotle, trans. Anon., the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Clas... ...vania State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 The Works of Aristotle THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHER Containing his Comp... ...those inclinations should precipitate them to commit those 4 The Works of Aristotle follies that may bring an indelible stain upon their families. Th... ... extinguished, and the humours dried up. Thus, in general, 5 The Works of Aristotle but as to individuals, it often falls out otherwise. Nay, it is r... ...ows that thereby the faculties are hindered in operations. 6 The Works of Aristotle CHAPTER II How to beget a male or female child; and of the Embryo... ..., with her head lying low, and her body declining, that by 7 The Works of Aristotle sleeping in that posture, the cani, on the right side of the matr... ...xxix.: “I will praise Thee, O Lord, for I am fearfully and 8 The Works of Aristotle wonderfully made.”) Physicians have remarked four different times... ...ent hazard of their lives. But I shall now proceed to show 9 The Works of Aristotle by what means the child is maintained in the womb, and what postu...

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On the Heavens

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...On the Heavens (Greek: Περί ουρανού, Latin: De Caelo or De Caelo et Mundo) is Aristotle's chief cosmological treatise. In it Aristotle argues that the Earth is a sphere by pointing to the evidence of lunar eclipses. Aristotle also provides a detailed explanation of his theory of 'gravity' arguing that ...

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Prior Analytics

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...Prior Analytics is the third of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon (Instrument). In Prior Analytics Aristotle conducts a formal study of arguments. In logic an argument is a series of true or false statements which le...

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Nicomachean Ethics, The

By: Aristotle

...nally separate scrolls, and is understood to be based on notes said to be from his lectures at the Lyceum which were either edited by or dedicated to Aristotle's son, Nicomachus. In many ways this work parallels the similar Eudemian Ethics, which has only eight books, and the two works can be fruitfully compared. Books V, VI, and VII of the Nicomachean Ethics are identical...

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On Interpretation

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...Aristotle's On Interpretation (Greek Περὶ Ἑρμηνείας or Peri Hermeneias) or De Interpretatione (the Latin title) is the second of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon. On Interpretation is...

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Politics

By: Aristotle

...The Politics , by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, is one of the most influential texts in political philosophy. In it, Aristotle explores the role that the political community should play in developing the virtue of its citizens. One of his central ideas is that M...

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Categories

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...Categories (Lat. Categoriae, Greek Κατηγορίαι Katēgoriai) is the first of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon. In Categories Aristotle enumerates all the possible kinds of things that can be the subject or the predicate of a proposition. Aristotle places every...

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Poetics

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...Aristotle’s Poetics from the 4th century B.C. aims to give a short study of storytelling. It discusses things like unity of plot, reversal of situation, and character in the context of Greek tragedy, comedy and epic poetry. B...

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Sophistical Elenchi

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...The Sophistical Elenchi is the sixth of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon (Instrument). In the Sophistical Elenchi Aristotle identifies 13 falacies. Verbal Fallacies are: Accent or Emphasis; Amphibology; Equivocation; Compos...

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Posterior Analytics

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...Posterior Analytics is the fourth of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon (Instrument). Posterior Analytics deals with demonstration, definition, and scientific knowledge. Demonstration is distinguished as a syllogism produc...

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