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ePub Aristotle download

by John Herman Randall

ePub Aristotle download
Author:
John Herman Randall
ISBN13:
978-0231023597
ISBN:
0231023596
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Publisher:
Columbia Univ Pr (June 1, 1960)
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Philosophy
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John Herman Randall Jr. (February 14, 1899 – December 1, 1980) was an American philosopher, New Thought author, and educator.

John Herman Randall Jr. from Columbia University in 1918. the following year and a P. in 1922.

Aristotle Paperback – February 1, 1962. by John Herman Randall (Author).

The value of Randall's "little book" lies in the complete rehabilitation of Aristotle as a uniquely original encyclopedic thinker and multidisciplinary scientist whose concepts, hypotheses . Randall, John Herman Jr. Aristotle. New York: Columbia University Press, 1960.

The value of Randall's "little book" lies in the complete rehabilitation of Aristotle as a uniquely original encyclopedic thinker and multidisciplinary scientist whose concepts, hypotheses, and ideas are more than relevant to modern pursuit of knowledge and modern society, and even to the modern thought.

John Herman Randall was a naturalist influenced by John Dewey, and wrote about Aristotle as a naturalist also.

Home Browse Books Book details, Aristotle. By John Herman Randall Jr. No cover image. This little book attempts to set forth what one man has found to be the significance for the present day of the thought of the second of the two major philosophers our so-called "Western" civilization has managed to produce. In the English-speaking world we have had in our generation the chance to learn from some of the most distinguished scholars in the long attempt to elucidate the text of Aristotle.

Professor Randall describes his book as a philosopher’s delineation of Aristotle. he is led to formulate two sets of distinctions: the one set appropriate.

ARISTOTLE,by John Herman Randall, J. printed in 1960. This item is a book5 1/4" by 8"309 page softcover copy. Chapters include: the Aristotelian approach to understanding: living knowing, and talking, Aristotle’s life and Corpus, science as right talking: the analysis of discourse, Aristotle’s functional concepts: living and desiring, thee power of selective response: sensing and knowing, first philosophy: the ultimate distinctions, the heaves, the understanding of natural processes, the analysis of motion, the emergence of novelty: the analysis of genesis, Aristotle’s functionalism illustrated in biological theory, and much, much more.

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Science and Society 26 (2):218-219 (1960). Similar books and articles. John Herman Randall - 1960 - New York: Columbia University Press. Two Metaphysical Naturalisms: Aristotle and Justus Buchler by Victorino Tejera. Lawrence Cahoone - 2015 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 51 (4):539-542.

Randall, John Herman, J. 1899-1980

Randall, John Herman, J. 1899-1980. Randall's manuscripts include drafts of many of his articles and essays (a number of which became chapters in several of his books) as well as typescripts, proofs and related materials for many of his books, notably THE CAREER OF PHILOSOPHY, VOLUMES I-III, ARISTOTLE, THE MAKING OF THE MODERN MIND, NATURE AND HISTORICAL EXPERIENCE, PLATO, and THE ROLE OF KNOWLEDGE IN WESTERN.

  • This set of animal books is hilarious. I bought it for my husband because we both work in a bookstore and had never known Aristotle wrote an animal book. I thought it was a novel idea and thought it would be interesting reading. It is just hilarious. We have a weird sense of humor though. We will sit there and read it out loud to each other and crack up. It's not meant to be funny, of course. Maybe it's the wording or the translation or weird ideas/incorrect science, but it's pretty funny. Not really useful as a scientific study. More for historical sake. Did you know, for example, dogs suffer from three diseases? They are rabies, dog strangles and foot ill. Yes, this is the kind of thing you will learn from Aristotle's animal books.

  • As for the Greek, Aristotle is The Philosopher; the translation is typical of the Loeb series; reliable if not particularly brilliant. However, it is inexcusable to not fully include the universally employed Bekker line numbers in the margins; this makes finding texts difficult. Rather, the text provides non-universal paragraph divisions. Hopefully Loeb will rectify this in future printings.

  • For some reason, the sleeve was a bit damaged. but other then that, the content of this book is marvelous! with side by side translation from origional writings, and simplified short summaries or notes.

    Definitely a worthy book in anyones library.

  • Essential reading I would say for evryone who wants to get a rough idea of what Aristotle was all about, and what his main areas of study and influence were. The section on practical philosophy should be "essential reading" fo any new politician - since it raises questions like "who is the government for" - and what do we want the government to be doing on our behalf. This book was an invaluable resource for my own talks and essays on Aristotle.

  • For readers who may be unfamiliar with the English edition of the Leob Classical Library, only the Introduction, footnotes, Arguments and comments in the volume "On the Heavens" are in English. Beginning on page 4 and continuing to the end of the volume the language used by the original author - in this case, Greek - is located on the left-hand page and professor Guthrie's superb translation in English is located on the right-hand page. The Greek-English comparison is enlightening.

    If a reader chooses to discover the fundamental Aristotelian understanding that forms the underlying foundation of his "Physics", then "On the Heavens" (De caelo) is an indispensable read.

  • excellent translation. The greek text next to the english text is very useful

  • I am not a philosopher, but I am a Classical scholar. I think that having read much of Aristotle in Greek compensates for my ignorance of the subsequent history of philosophy.
    I know of no other book on Aristotle that approaches the concision, insightfulness and clarity of Randall's. (Oretga y Gasset's observation, "clarity is a form of courtesy that the philosopher owes," is at least as true of expositors of philosophy as of philosophers.)
    Randall has done a great service for everyone who wants to understand the basic approach and ideas of the man who is without doubt the most influential philosopher who ever lived.
    He is especially helpful in elucidating Aristotle's four aitia and explaining why the translation that is usually used for them - "causes" - is misleading. He is also correct to emphasize the fundamental difference between Aristotle's Final aition and Plato's. However, in doing so, he states (pages 228-9) that for Aristotle, the Final aition is never identical with the Efficient aition. That is incorrect. (See Aristotle's Physics 198a.)

  • A great companion to Aristotle's works.