Aristotle Biography 11: Literature


The life and time of the Greek Philosopher


I had to skip the footnotes, when transforming this text for the Internet. Here is the literature I have used.


Allan, D.J., The Philosophy of Aristotle, second edition, London 1970.

"Ambryon", Paulys Real-encyclopädie der Classischen Altertumswissenschaft, volume 1, Stuttgart 1894.

"Aristippos", Paulys Real-encyclopädie der Classischen Altertumswissenschaft, volume 2, Stuttgart 1896.

Aristoteles, Om själen, translated by Gabrielsson, J., Stockholm 1925.

"Aristotle", The Encyclopedia of Philosophy, volume 1, New York 1967.

"Aristotle and Aristotelianism", The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, volume 14, Macropaedia, Chicago 1992.

Aristotle, The Complete Works of Aristotle, volume 2, Oxford, Princeton 1985.

Aristotle, The Metaphysics, translated by Hugh Lawson-Tancred, London 1998.

Aristotle, "Minor Works", Aristotle in Twenty-Three Volumes, volume XIV, translated by W.S. Hett, Loeb, London 1980.

Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics, translated by Harris Rackham, introduction by Stephen Watt, Hertfordshire 1996.

Aristotle, The Politics, translated by T.A. Sinclair, Suffolk 1979 (1st ed. 1962).

"A Commentary on the Ancient Historians of Athens", volume II, Jacoby, Felix, Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker, Continued, Leiden 1954.

Baldry, H.C., Ancient Greek Literature in its living context, London 1968.

Copleston, Frederick, "Greece and Rome", A History of Philosophy, volume I, London 1976 (1st ed. 1946).

Dihle, Albrecht, A History of Greek Literature. From Homer to the Hellenistic Period, translated by Clare Krojzl, London 1994 (1st original ed. 1991).

Dionysius of Halicarnassus, The Critical Essays in two volumes, volume II, translated by Stephen Usher, Loeb, London 1985.

Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Eminent Philosophers, volume 1 of 2, translated by R.D. Hicks, Loeb, London 1995 (1st ed. 1925, 1st revised ed. 1972.

Düring, Ingemar, Aristotle in the Ancient Biographical Tradition, Göteborg 1957.

Düring, Ingemar, Aristoteles, Darstellung und Interpretation seines Denkens, Heidelberg 1966.

Elegy and Iambus, Being the Remains of all the Greek Elegiac and Iambic Poets from Callinus to Crates excepting the Choliambic Writers, with the Anacreontea, transalated by J.M. Edmonds, volume I and II, Loeb, London 1982 and 1979.

Grayeff, Felix, Aristotle and his School, an Inquiry into the History of the Peripatos With a Commentary on Metaphysics Z, H, A and O, London 1974.

Guthrie, William Keith Chambers, "Aristotle, an Encounter", A History of Greek Philosophy, volume VI, Cambridge 1981.

Guthrie, W.K.C., Grekiska filosofer från Thales till Aristoteles, translated by Stefan Englund, Nora 1999 (1st original ed. 1950).

Irwin, T.H., "Aristotle", Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, volume 1, New York 1998.

Jaeger, Werner, Aristotle, Fundamentals of the History of his Development, translated by Richard Robinson, London 1967 (1st ed. 1934).

Murray, Penelope, ed., Plato on Poetry. Ion; Republic 376e-398b9; Republic 595-608b10, Cambridge 1996.

"Non-Literary Papyri, Private Affairs", Select Papyri in three volumes, volume I, translated by A.S. Hunt & C.C. Edgar, Loeb, London 1988.

Nordin, Richard, "Aristoteles", Klassiska biblioteket, volume III, Stockholm 1906.

Pappas, Nickolas, Plato and the Republic, London 1995.

"Plato and Platonism", The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, volume 25, Macropaedia, Chicago 1992.

Platon, Skrifter, translated by Claes Lindskog, volume 1-5, Doxa, Lund 1985.

Radicke, J., "Imperial and Undated Authors", Jacoby, Felix, Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker, Continued, IV A: Biography, Leiden.

Schrenk, Lawrence P., ed., "Aristotle in Late Antiquity", Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy, volume 27, Washington DC 1994.

Sorabji, Richard, "Aristotle Commentators", Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, volume 1, New York 1998.

Sorabji, Richard, ed., Aristotle Transformed. The Ancient Commentators and their Influence, London 1990.

Taylor, A.E., Aristotle, New York 1955 (1st ed. 1919).

Taylor, A.Y. [sic!], Aristoteles. Människan, filosofen, naturforskaren, translated by Alf Ahlberg, Stockholm 1944.

Wellmann, M., "Eumelos", Paulys Real-encyclopädie der Classischen Altertumswissenschaft, volume 6, Stuttgart 1909.

The Poetics

Aristoteles, Om diktkonsten, translated by Jan Stolpe, introduction by Ingemar Düring, Stockholm 1961.

Aristoteles, Om diktkonsten, translated by Wilhelm Norlind, Lund 1927.

Aristoteles, Om diktkonsten, translated by Jan Stolpe, introduction by Arne Melberg, Göteborg 2000 (1st ed. 1994).

Aristotle, On the Art of Poetry, translated by Ingram Bywater, preface by Gilbert Murray, Oxford 1954 (1st ed. 1920).

Aristotle, On Poetry and Style, translated by G.M.A. Grube, Indianapolis NY 1958.

Aristotle, "The Poetic", translated by Theodore Buckley (Bohn, London 1914), reprinted in Clark, Barrett H., European Theories of the Drama, revised ed. New York 1947 (1st ed. 1918).

Aristotle, Poetics, translated by Stephen Halliwell, Loeb, London 1999 (1st ed. 1995).

Aristotle, Poetics, translated by S.H. Butcher (1895), Mineola NY 1997.

Aristotle, Poetics, translated by Malcolm Heath, Middlesex 1996.

Aristotle, "Poetics", translated by I. Bywater, The Complete Works of Aristotle, volume 2, Princeton 1985.

Brunius, Teddy, "Inspiration and Katharsis. The Interpretation of Aristotle's The Poetics VI 1449 b 26", Laokoon, Swedish Studies in Aesthetics, volume 3, Uppsala 1966.

Internet www

"The Academy", The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2001: 2003-02-15.

Adams, John Paul, Platonic Chronology & Writings, California State University Northridge: 2003-02-15.

"Aristotle", Perseus Encyclopedia: 2003-01-28.

Bostock, David, "Plato", The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. Oxford University Press: 2003-02-17.

Clark, Barrett H., European Theories of the Drama, Cincinatti 1918: 2003-02-14.

"Favorinus", Encyclopedia Britannica 1911: 2003-05-01.

Hellenistic Timeline: 2003-02-17.

Howard, Chris, About Aristotle: 2003-02-14.

Lendering, Jona, Hephaestion: 2003-02-20.

McCutchen, Wilmot H., Dion - the Savior of Syracuse, based on Plutarch, 1998: 2003-02-20.

Morison, William, "The Lyceum", The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: 2003-05-03.

O'Connor, J.J. & Robertson, E.F., Aristotle, 1999, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, Scotland: 2003-02-15.

O'Connor, J.J. & Robertson, E.F., Plato, 1999, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, Scotland: 2003-02-16.

O'Connor, J.J. & Robertson, E.F., Xenocrates of Chalcedon, 1999, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, Scotland: 2003-02-15.

O'Donovan, Connell, Paradox Incarnate: Phaborinos the Hermaphrodite Sophist of Arles: 2003-01-29.

"Philip II, king of Macedon", The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed., 2001: 2003-02-14.

Plutarch, Parallel Lives, translated by A.H. Clough: (Project Gutenberg) plivs10.txt 2003-02-20.

Strabo, The Geography of Strabo, ed. H.L. Jones, London 1924: 2003-Feb.


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