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In the long history of philosophy and literature, few have been so widely read and admired as the great thinkers of Greece and Rome. For modern audiences, this eBook bundle—which collects the Modern Library editions of three classics: Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, Selected Dialogues of Plato, and The Basic Works of Aristotle—is the perfect introduction to the foundation of modern knowledge. Accompanied by insightful, accessible commentary from some of today’s top scholars, including Gregory Hays, Hayden Pelliccia, and C.D.C. Reeve, this is a collection of ideas that changed the world—and have truly stood the test of time.
 
MEDITATIONS
 
Marcus Aurelius succeeded his adoptive father as emperor of Rome in A.D. 161—and Meditations remains one of the greatest works of spiritual and ethical reflection ever written. The Meditations have become required reading for statesmen and philosophers alike, while generations of readers have responded to the straightforward intimacy of the leader’s style. In Gregory Hays’s seminal translation, Marcus’s thoughts speak with a new immediacy: Never before have they been so directly and powerfully presented.
 
SELECTED DIALOGUES OF PLATO
 
In this volume, Hayden Pelliccia has revised five of Benjamin Jowett’s translations of Plato—classics in their own right—to produce a fresh, modern take that Library Journal calls “a needed and welcome addition to the translations of the Dialogues.” Here are Ion, Protagoras, Phaedrus, and the famous Symposium, which discuss poetry, the Socratic method, rhetoric, psychology, and love. Most dramatically, Apology puts Socrates’ art of persuasion to the ultimate test—defending his own life.
 
THE BASIC WORKS OF ARISTOTLE
 
Preserved by Arabic mathematicians and canonized by Christian scholars, Aristotle’s works have shaped Western thought, science, and religion for nearly two thousand years—and Richard McKeon’s edition has long been considered the best available one-volume Aristotle. Here are selections from the Organon, On the Heavens, The Short Physical Treatises, Rhetoric, among others, and On the Soul, On Generation and Corruption, Physics, Metaphysics, Nicomachean Ethics, Politics, and Poetics in their entirety.

THE PHILOSOPHY COLLECTION [97 BOOKS]

CATHOLIC WAY PUBLISHING

ARISTOTLE | THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE

PLATO | THE DIALOGUES OF PLATO


 — The Complete Texts by the Greatest Philosophers that ever lived!

 — Corpus Aristotelicum: All 47 Books by Aristotle. Plus 3 Books About Aristotle

 — 43 Books by Plato; 14 Spurious Texts. 4 Books About Plato


 — Over 3.76 Million Words. Over 21,000 Active Linked Endnotes

 — Includes an Active Index, Table of Contents for all 97 Books and Layered NCX Navigation

 — Includes Illustrations by Gustave Dore


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Aristotle (384—322 B.C.) was a Greek philosopher and scientist. His writings cover many subjects—including physics, biology, zoology, metaphysics, logic, ethics, aesthetics, poetry, theater, music, rhetoric, linguistics, politics and government—and constitute the first comprehensive system of Western philosophy. According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, “Aristotle was the first genuine scientist in history . . . [and] every scientist is in his debt.”


Plato (428/427 or 424/423–348/347 B.C.E.) was a philosopher, as well as mathematician, in Classical Greece. He is considered an essential figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition, and he founded the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his teacher Socrates and his most famous student, Aristotle, Plato laid the foundations of Western philosophy and science. Alfred North Whitehead once noted: “the safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.”


——BOOKS BY ARISTOTLE——


—LOGIC—


INSTRUMENT, TOOL, ORGAN | ORGANON [*]


CATEGORIES

ON INTERPRETATION

PRIOR ANALYTICS

POSTERIOR ANALYTICS

TOPICS

SOPHISTICAL REFUTATIONS


—PHYSICS—


PHYSICS

ON THE HEAVENS

ON GENERATION AND CORRUPTION

METEOROLOGY

ON THE UNIVERSE

ON THE SOUL


LITTLE PHYSICAL TREATISES | PARVA NATURALIA [*]


SENSE AND SENSIBILIA

ON MEMORY

ON SLEEP

ON DREAMS

ON DIVINATION IN SLEEP

ON LENGTH AND SHORTNESS OF LIFE

ON YOUTH, OLD AGE, LIFE AND DEATH, AND RESPIRATION

ON BREATH

HISTORY OF ANIMALS

PARTS OF ANIMALS

MOVEMENT OF ANIMALS

PROGRESSION OF ANIMALS

GENERATION OF ANIMALS

ON COLORS

ON THINGS HEARD

PHYSIOGNOMONICS

ON PLANTS

ON MARVELLOUS THINGS HEARD

MECHANICS

ON INDIVISIBLE LINES

THE SITUATIONS AND NAMES OF WINDS

ON MELISSUS, XENOPHANES, AND GORGIAS

PROBLEMS


—METAPHYSICS—


METAPHYSICS


—ETHICS AND POLITICS—


NICOMACHEAN ETHICS

GREAT ETHICS

EUDEMIAN ETHICS

ON VIRTUES AND VICES

POLITICS

ECONOMICS

CONSTITUTION OF THE ATHENIANS


—RHETORIC AND POETICS—


RHETORIC

RHETORIC TO ALEXANDER

POETICS

SELECT FRAGMENTS


——BOOKS ABOUT ARISTOTLE——


ARISTOTLE

ARISTOTLE AND ANCIENT EDUCATIONAL IDEALS

ARTICLES ON ARISTOTLE


——BOOKS BY PLATO——


CHARMIDES

LYSIS

LACHES

PROTAGORAS

EUTHYDEMUS

CRATYLUS

PHAEDRUS

ION

SYMPOSIUM

MENO

EUTHYPHRO

APOLOGY

CRITO

PHAEDO

GORGIAS

LESSER HIPPIAS

ALCIBIADES I

MENEXENUS

ALCIBIADES II

ERYXIAS

THE REPUBLIC

TIMAEUS

CRITIAS

PARMENIDES

THEAETETUS

SOPHIST

STATESMAN

PHILEBUS

LAWS


—SPURIOUS TEXTS—


HIPPARCHUS

THE RIVAL LOVERS

THEAGES

MINOS

EPINOMIS

SISYPHUS

AXIOCHUS

DEMODOCUS

HALCYON

ON JUSTICE

ON VIRTUE

DEFINITIONS

EPIGRAMS

THE EPISTLES


——BOOKS ABOUT PLATO——


INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY AND WRITINGS OF PLATO

PLATO AND PLATONISM

THE INFLUENCE OF PLATO ON SAINT BASIL

ARTICLES ON PLATO


CATHOLIC WAY PUBLISHING


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