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The Bloomsbury Companion To Aristotle

Author : Claudia Baracchi
ISBN : 9781441148544
Genre : Philosophy
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Aristotle is one of the most crucial figures in the history of Western thought, and his name and ideas continue to be invoked in a wide range of contemporary philosophical discussions. The Bloomsbury Companion to Aristotle brings together leading scholars from across the world and from a variety of philosophical traditions to survey the recent research on Aristotle's thought and its contributions to the full spectrum of philosophical enquiry, from logic to the natural sciences and psychology, from metaphysics to ethics, politics, and aesthetics. Further essays address aspects of the transmission, preservation, and elaboration of Aristotle's thought in subsequent phases of the history of philosophy (from the Judeo-Arabic reception to debates in Europe and North America), and look forward to potential future directions for the study of his thought. In addition, The Bloomsbury Companion to Aristotle includes an extensive range of essential reference tools offering assistance to researchers working in the field, including a chronology of recent research, a glossary of key Aristotelian terms with Latin concordances and textual references, and a guide to further reading.
Category: Philosophy

Brill S Companion To The Reception Of Aristotle In Antiquity

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ISBN : 9789004315402
Genre : Philosophy
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To date, no comprehensive account has been published to explain the complex phenomenon of the reception of Aristotle’s philosophy in Antiquity. This Companion fills this lacuna by offering broad coverage of the subject from Hellenistic times to the sixth century AD.
Category: Philosophy

The Leader S Companion Insights On Leadership Through The Ages

Author : J. Thomas Wren
ISBN : 9781439135976
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book serves as a guided introduction to the richly diverse perspectives on leadership throughout the ages and throughout the world. Each of the selections, introduced by the editor, presents enlightening thoughts on a different aspect of leadership. Writings by Plato, Aristotle, Lao-tzu and others demonstrate that the challenges of leadership are as old as civilization. Machiavelli, Tolstoy, Ghandi, and W.E.B. Du Bois provide a wide range of insights into the eternal practice and problems of leadership. Modern masters of leadership such as James MacGregor Burns, John Kotter, and Warren Bennis join such leading practitioners as Max De Pree and Roger B. Smith in discussing contemporary issues in leadership theory and practice.
Category: Business & Economics

The Epilepsy Book A Companion For Patients

Author : Thalia Valeta
ISBN : 9783319616797
Genre : Medical
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This book presents scientific evidence about epilepsy along with straightforward guidance and recommendations. Responses to frequently asked questions and clarification of uncertainties are provided to empower patients to optimize their medical, psychological and social care. This book helps mediate between patients and health care professionals and can assist both sides to understand the condition of epilepsy at all levels. The information provided in the book empowers patients to share decision making with their carers and clinicians and enables them to make informed decisions, by taking into account the best scientific evidence, as well as the patients’ values and preferences. The Epilepsy Book: A Companion for Patients is ideal for patients with epilepsy and their carers, and will also be of interest to health care professionals, medical students and teachers. Thalia Valeta’s approach to epilepsy facilitates deeper understanding of the unmet needs and expectations of patients.
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Aristotle S Ethics

Author : David Bostock
ISBN : 0198752652
Genre : Science
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David Bostock presents a fresh critical introduction to one of the great classics of moral philosophy. Aristotle's Nicomachaen Ethics is and deserves to be his most widely studied work, for much of what it has to say is still important for today's debate on the problems of ethics. In this new book, David Bostock guides the reader through explanations and evaluations of all the main themes of Aristotle's work, paying due attention to questions of interpretation, and the differing views of a range of commentators. The emphasis is on the philosophical merits and demerits of the doctrines that emerge and these are critically discussed in simple and straightforward terminology. Each chapter concludes with suggestions for further reading on the themes and ideas discussed within the chapter, and the book finishes with an evaluation of the Ethics as a whole. Bostock provides the ideal companion to study of this great work, helping the reader to engage with its ideas and arguments as living philosophy.
Category: Science

Aristotle S Poetics For Screenwriters

Author : Michael Tierno
ISBN : 0786887400
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Builds on the philosophies of the original writer's guide to consider the fundamentals of screenwriting while highlighting particular aspects of Aristotle's work, covering such topics as plot development, dialogue, and dramatic unity. Original. 30,000 first printing.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Cambridge Companion To Augustine

Author : Eleonore Stump
ISBN : 052165985X
Genre : Philosophy
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In this 2001 volume, sixteen specially-commissioned essays discuss major areas of the philosophy and theology of Augustine of Hippo.
Category: Philosophy

The Cambridge Companion To Duns Scotus

Author : Thomas Williams
ISBN : 0521635632
Genre : History
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A comprehensive treatment of the life and work of John Duns Scotus offers essays on his contributions to medieval philosophy and theology.
Category: History

The Oxford Companion To Classical Civilization

Author : Simon Hornblower
ISBN : 9780198706779
Genre : History
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Illustrated with full-color plates and 140 black-and-white pictures, an encyclopedic, exhaustive, and up-to-date guide contains finely detailed articles and short reference notes on the people, places, and events that shaped ancient Western civilization. UP.
Category: History

The Oxford Companion To World Mythology

Author : David Leeming
ISBN : 9780195156690
Genre : Social Science
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Consists of nearly two thousand entries covering all aspects of mythology, including Greek, Roman, Native American, Indian, Japanese, Sumerian, and Egyptian.
Category: Social Science