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Plato and Aristotle : the genesis of western thought / Aryeh Kosman.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Westfield Washington PL - Westfield B-CD 184 Kosman (Text) 78292000260380 Adult Audio Book Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 1402547463
  • Physical Description: 7 saudio discs : analog + 1 course guide (80 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.)
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2003]

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General Note: In container (25 cm.).
Formatted Contents Note: Lecture 1. Plato (with nods to Socrates) -- Lecture 2. The Euthyphro, the virtue of holiness -- Lecture 3. The Charmides, the virtue of quiet self-control -- Lecture 4. The Republic, justice and the virtue of justice -- Lecture 5. The Republic, justice and the philosopher king -- Lecture 6. The Symposium, is the philosopher capable of love? -- Lecture 7. The Phaedo, death and the philosopher -- Lecture 8. Aristotle, patience with complexity -- Lecture 9. The Organon, substance as the primary mode of being -- Lecture 10. The Metaphysics, what is philosophy? -- Lecture 11. Biology and On the soul, life and consciousness -- Lecture 12. The Nicomachean ethics, ethics and the good life -- Lecture 13. Plato and Aristotle, the Politics and the Poetics -- Lecture 14. Plato and Aristotle, a final review and summation.
Participant or Performer Note: Delivered by Professor Aryeh Kosman, Haverford College.
Summary, etc.: Presents a course on Greek philosophy. These lectures investigate the philosophical texts of Plato and Aristotle, and focus on thinking through their ideas. Professor Kosman aims to provide a solid understanding of the thought revolution provoked by Plato and Aristotle, and show how their legacies continue to influence us even to this day.
Subject: Plato.
Philosophy, Ancient.

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