Theophrastean Studies

Autore: William W. Fortenbaugh
Editore: Franz Steiner Verlag
ISBN: 9783515078085
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Theophrastus of Eresus was Aristotle's successor as head of the Peripatetic School. He is best known for a humorous collection of character sketches, but his importance in antiquity and for the history of thought in general is much greater. He was the founder of systematic botany, and his work on logic went well beyond that of Aristotle, as did his interest in rhetoric and poetics. He was the first to collect the laws of different city-states, and in ethics he emphasized manners as well as moral virtue. In recent years, his importance has been more fully appreciated through the efforts of Professor William Fortenbaugh, who founded Project Theophrastus, an international undertaking whose goal has been to collect, edit and comment on the fragments of Theophrastus. While leading this project, Professor Fortenbaugh has been writing on Theophrastus, highlighting his achievements and making connections between areas like logic and rhetoric, psychology and religion, ethics and politics. The present volume brings together for the first time twenty-two of his essays.

Papers Presented At The Thirteenth International Conference On Patristic Studies

Autore: International Conference on Patristic Studies
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ISBN: 9789042909229
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Theophrastus

Autore: Johannes Max van Ophuijsen
Editore: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412839761
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Seventeen articles center on the question of whether the collected fragments of Aristotle's student Theophrastus add up to a whole way of looking at his work in philosophy and science. Debating whether Theophrastus was a systematic thinker who applied coherence and consistency to a growing body of knowledge, or a problem-oriented thinker who presaged the dissolution of Peripatetic thought, the essays discuss his views on logic, physics, biology, ethics, politics, rhetoric, and music. Also treated are comparisons of Theophrastus with contemporaries of his such as Zeno, Epicurus, Xenocrates, Polemon, Eudemus, and Strato. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Theophrastus Of Eresus Sources On Biology

Autore: Robert W. Sharples
Editore: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004101746
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This is the first to appear of the projected volumes of commentary to accompany the texts and translations on Theophrastus of Eresus: Sources for his Life, Writings, Thought and Influence, edited by W.W. Fortenbaugh and others (FHSG" (Philosophia Antiqua 54); Leiden, Brill, 1992).It covers the ancient secondary evidence for Theophrastus' views on physiology, zoology and botany; the transmission, reliability and doctrinal content of the reports in the text-and-translation volume are all discussed in detail, and general overviews are provided.The commentary is an indispensable accompaniment to the text-and-translation volume, and the two together will be an important resource for students of the history of the biological sciences in antiquity."

Polyhistory

Autore: Jaap Mansfeld
Editore: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004104174
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Polyhistor is a state-of-the-art collection of articles in the study of the history of ancient philosophy, and is presented by colleagues and friends to Jaap Mansfeld in honour of his sixtieth birthday. It frequently concentrates on the subjects in which the honorand has made important discoveries. The volume concludes with a complete bibliography of Jaap Mansfeld's scholarly work so far.

Theophrastus Of Eresus

Autore: William W. Fortenbaugh
Editore: Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN: 9789004142473
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These volumes form part of the large international Theophrastus Project started by Brill in 1992 and edited by W. W. Fortenbaugh and others. Together with volumes comprising the texts and translations, the commentary volumes provide a new generation of classicists with an up-to-date collection of the fragments and testimonia relating to Theophrastus (c.370-288/5 B.C.), Aristotle's pupil and successor as head of the Lyceum.

Studies In Heraclitus

Autore: Roman Dilcher
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ISBN: 9783487099866
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Theophrastus And His World

Autore: Paul Millett
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This is the first extended study in English of Theophrastus' Characters , one of the briefest but also most influential works to survive from classical antiquity. Since the seventeenth century, the Characters has served as a model and an inspiration for authors as diverse as La Bruyère, Thackeray, George Eliot and Elias Canetti. This study aims to locate Theophrastus and his Characters with respect to the political and philosophical worlds of Athens in the late fourth century, focusing on later imitators in order to provide clues to reading the Theophrastan original. Special attention is paid to the problems and possibilities of the Characters as testimony to the culture and society of contemporary Athens, integrating the text into the extensive fragments and testimonia of Theophrastus' other writings. The implications for the historian of the elusive humour of the Characters , dependent in large measure on the device of caricature, are explored in detail. What emerges is a picture of the complex etiquette appropriate for upper-class citizens in the home, the streets and other public places in Athens where individuals were on display. Through their resolutely shaming behaviour, the Characters illuminate the honour for which citizens should, by implication, be striving. A key theme of the study is Theophrastus' ambivalent position in Athens: a distinguished philosopher and head of the Lyceum, yet still subject to the disabilities of his metic status.

Archiv F R Geschichte Der Philosophie

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Vols. 1-23 (1888-1910) include "Jahresberichte über sämtliche Erscheinungen auf dem Gebiete der Geschichte der Philosophie"; v.24-41 include section "Die neuesten Erscheinungen auf dem Gebiete der Geschichte der Philosophie" (varies slightly)

A Cultural History Of Animals In Antiquity

Autore: Linda Kalof
Editore: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN: 9781845203610
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Animals had an ubiquitous and central presence in the ancient world. A Cultural History of Animals In Antiquity presents an extraordinarily broad assessment of animal cultures from 2500 BCE to 1000 CE, describing how animals were an intrinsic part of the spiritual life of ancient society, how they were hunted, domesticated and used for entertainment, and the roles animals played in ancient science and philosophy. Since much of what we know about animals in antiquity is gleaned from the images left by our ancestors, the book presents a wealth of illustrations. Seminal ancient narratives about animals -- including works from Aristotle, Plutarch, Ovid and Pliny the Elder -- are also drawn upon to illustrate contemporary ideas about and attitudes towards animals. As with all the volumes in the illustrated Cultural History of Animals, this volume presents an overview of the period and continues with essays on the position of animals in contemporary Symbolism, Hunting, Domestication, Sports and Entertainment, Science, Philosophy, and Art. Volume 1 in the Cultural History of Animals edited by Linda Kalof and Brigitte Resl.