The Worlds of Plato and Aristotle
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Worlds of Plato and Aristotle by James B. Wilbur
Book DescriptionThe purpose of this text is to present the philosophies of Plato and Aristotle as whole perspectives of life and the world by utilising the actual writings of the two men. This task presents two problems: selection and interpretation. For the first, while we may not have included everyone's favourite selection, we trust that we have not included any that may be judged unimportant. For the second, while we have had to state our interpretations of these philosophers, we desire that you also have the opportunity to interpret them. To that end, alternative conclusions are presented as objectively as possible. Differences in style, attitude, and purpose of Plato and Aristotle make each part of the book separate and distinct. Yet, while this is not our intention, the presentation of both in one volume invites comparison of the two. Certainly this may become one function of the text.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780879751166
(230mm x 155mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1979
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author James B. Wilbur
Worlds of Hume and Kant, Paperback (December 1982)
Presents the philosophies of Hume and Kant through their writings. This book features selections taken from their major works to reflect the perspectives of both philosophers. It offers commentary designed to develop as well as interpret the salient aspects of each philosophy.
Worlds of the Early Greek Philosophers, Paperback (December 1979)» View all books by James B. Wilbur
Presents a picture of the ideas of the early Greek philosophers men and attempts to find a balance between the scholarly paraphernalia of etymology and philology, and a stripped-down version of the ideas. This book includes testimonials by other thinkers. It also contains a guide to these testimonial sources and a bibliography for this period.
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