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Theophrastus of Eresus

sources for his life, writings, thought, and influence

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English

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  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Theophrastus.,
    • Authors, Greek -- Biography -- Sources.,
    • Philosophers -- Greece -- Biography -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesTheophrastus, sources for his life, writings, thought, and influence
      Statementedited and translated by William W. Fortenbaugh ... [et al.].
      SeriesPhilosophia antiqua,, v. 54, 81, 97
      ContributionsFortenbaugh, William W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA4450 .T49 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1-2, 4, 8> ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1553879M
      ISBN 109004094407, 9004094385, 9004113177, 9004142479
      ISBN 109789004142473
      LC Control Number91033945

      To this, too, may have belonged the proposition quoted from his Topics, that the principles of opposites are themselves opposed, and cannot be deduced from one and the same higher genus. The Laurium silver mines, which were the property of the state, were usually leased for a fixed sum and a percentage on the working. Auctori multorum de rebus philosophicis scientificisque librorum successor, ipse libros etiam plures conscripsit, brevissimos autem cum longioribus intermixtos. The standard author abbreviation Theophr.

      Most of the nine commentary volumes will include significant discussion of Arabic texts, with contributions by Dimitri Gutas Yale University and Hans Daiber Free University of Amsterdam. He also concerned himself with the history of the tyrantsupon which he wrote several works. Aristotle in his will made him guardian of his children, bequeathed to him his library and the originals of his works, and designated him as his successor at the Lyceum on his own removal to Chalcis. Enquiry into Plants: Books

      Most of the nine commentary volumes will include significant discussion of Arabic texts, with contributions by Dimitri Gutas Yale University and Hans Daiber Free University of Amsterdam. The standard author abbreviation Theophr. Politics J. Antipater died in


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Sharples, University of London 6. When Aristotle fled Athens, Theophrastus took over as head of the Lyceum. Theophrastus describes different marbles ; mentions coalwhich he says is used for heating by metal-workers; describes the various metal ores ; and knew that pumice-stones had a volcanic origin.

On First Principles. The intimate friendship of Theophrastus with Callisthenes, the fellow pupil of Alexander the Greatthe mention made in his will of an estate belonging to him at Stagira, and the Theophrastus of Eresus book notices of the town and its museum in the History of Plants, are facts which point to this conclusion.

Hort, Mary's College 2. Theophrastus of Eresus book celebrated Characters is of a quite different nature. HPB pick - Out of stock Loading Aristotle in his will made him guardian of his children, bequeathed to him his library and the originals of his works, and designated him as his successor at the Lyceum on his own removal to Chalcis.

Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. Theodor Geisel used the name "Theophrastus" as the given name of his pen-name alter ego, Dr. Link, Auctori multorum de rebus philosophicis scientificisque librorum successor, ipse libros etiam plures conscripsit, brevissimos autem cum longioribus intermixtos.

He wrote upon every department of philosophy, as it was studied by the Peripatetics, especially logicbotanyhistory, and literature. Unidentified portrait heads did not find a ready market in post-Renaissance Rome.

Much of the information on the Greek plants may have come from his own observations, as he is known to have travelled throughout Greece, and to have had a botanical garden of his own; but the works also profit from the reports on plants of Asia brought back from those who followed Alexander the Great : to the reports of Alexander's followers he owed his accounts of such plants as the cotton-plantbanyanpeppercinnamonmyrrhand frankincense.

But the mines continued to be worked, though Strabo records that in his time the tailings were being worked over, and Pausanias speaks of the mines as a thing of the past. The restored democracy passed a law requiring heads of philosophical schools to obtain a licence from the state, and Theophrastus along with other philosophers briefly withdrew from Athens D.

In philosophy, he studied grammar and language and continued Aristotle's work on logic.

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Aristotele Athenis anno fere a.Phaenias of Eresus was a Greek philosopher from Lesbos, important as an immediate follower of and commentator on Aristotle. He came to Athens about BCE, and joined his compatriot, Theophrastus, in the Peripatetic school.

His writings on logic and science appear to have been commentaries or supplements Theophrastus of Eresus book the works of Aristotle and Theophrastus.

He also wrote extensively on history. His. Theophrastus of Eresus wrote Theophrastus of Eresus book book On Winds and on Weather Signs, but like most other Greek philosophers, he was hardly the man to adopt patient and exact observation in place of dogmatic assertion and the teaching of authority.

Stephen White, "Opuscula and Opera of Theophrastus" in W. Fortenbaugh, Georg Wöhrle, edd, On the Opuscula of Theophrastus (Stutgardiae: Steiner, ) p. 9 ff. Arnaud Zucker, "Théophraste à mots découverts: sur les animaux qui mordent ou piquent selon Priscien" in Danièle Auger, Étienne Wolff, edd., Culture classique et christianisme.The book has pdf regarded pdf some as an independent work; others incline to the view that the sketches were written from time to time by Theophrastus, and collected and edited after his death; others, again, regard the Characters as part of a larger systematic work, but the style of the book .Enquiry into Plants, II, Books On Odours.

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