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Theophrastus: His Psychological, Doxographical, and Scientific Writings

Theophrastus: His Psychological, Doxographical, and Scientific Writings

1st Edition

William Fortenbaugh
April 16, 2018

Theophrastus of Eresus was Aristotle's pupil and successor as head of the Peripatetic School. He is best known as the author of the amusing Characters and two ground-breaking works in botany, but his writings extend over the entire range of Hellenistic philosophic studies. Volume 5 of Rutgers...

Dicaearchus of Messana: Text, Translation and Discussion

Dicaearchus of Messana: Text, Translation and Discussion

1st Edition

Eckart Schütrumpf, Eckart Schütrumpf
February 06, 2018

Dicaearchus of Messana (fl. c. 320 b.c.) was a peripatetic philosopher. Like Theophrastus of Eresus, he was a pupil of Aristotle. Dicaearchus's life is not well documented. There is no biography by Diogenes Laertius, and what the Suda offers is meager. However, it can be ascertained that a close...

Heraclides of Pontus: Text and Translation

Heraclides of Pontus: Text and Translation

1st Edition

Eckart Schütrumpf, Eckart Schutrumpf
February 05, 2018

Heraclides of Pontus hailed from the shores of the Black Sea. He studied with Aristotle in Plato's Academy, and became a respected member of that school. During Plato's third trip to Sicily, Heraclides served as head of the Academy and was almost elected its head on the death of Speusippus. His...

Eudemus of Rhodes

Eudemus of Rhodes

1st Edition

William Fortenbaugh
February 05, 2018

Eudemus of Rhodes was a pupil of Aristotle in the second half of the fourth century BCE. When Aristotle died, having chosen Theophrastus as his successor, Eudemus returned to Rhodes where it appears he founded his own school. His contributions to logic were significant: he took issue with Aristotle...

Demetrius of Phalerum: Text, Translation and Discussion

Demetrius of Phalerum: Text, Translation and Discussion

1st Edition

Eckart Schütrumpf, Eckart Schütrumpf
February 05, 2018

Demetrius of Phalerum (c. 355-280BCE) of Phalerum was a philosopher-statesman. He studied in the Peripatos under Theophrastus and subsequently used his political influence to help his teacher acquire property for the Peripatetic school. As overseer of Athens, his governance was characterized by a...

Heraclides of Pontus: Discussion

Heraclides of Pontus: Discussion

1st Edition

Elizabeth Pender
October 06, 2017

Heraclides of Pontus hailed from the shores of the Black Sea. He studied with Aristotle in Plato's Academy, and became a respected member of that school. During Plato's third trip to Sicily, Heraclides served as head of the Academy and was almost elected its head on the death of...

Strato of Lampsacus: Text, Translation and Discussion

Strato of Lampsacus: Text, Translation and Discussion

1st Edition

William Fortenbaugh
September 28, 2017

Volume 16 of Transaction's acclaimed Rutgers University Studies in Classical Humanities series, continues the work of Project Theophrastus on the School of Aristotle. The subject of this volume is Strato of Lampsacus in Mysia on the Hellespont. Strato was the third head of the Peripatetic School...

Arius Didymus on Peripatetic Ethics, Household Management, and Politics: Text, Translation, and Discussion

Arius Didymus on Peripatetic Ethics, Household Management, and Politics: Text, Translation, and Discussion

1st Edition

William W Fortenbaugh
September 13, 2017

This volume features a unique epitome (original summation) of Aristotelian practical philosophy. It is often attributed to Arius Didymus who composed a survey of Peripatetic thought on three closely related areas: ethics, household management, and politics. The quality of the epitome, which draws...

Phaenias of Eresus: Text, Translation, and Discussion

Phaenias of Eresus: Text, Translation, and Discussion

1st Edition

Oliver Hellmann
October 30, 2015

Phaenias of Eresus (c. 375–300 BC) was a member of Aristotle's school, the "Peripatos" or "Lyceum," and a friend and compatriot of Aristotle's successor, Theophrastus. Phaenias's scholarly interests stretched from strictly philosophical treatises to chronology and the history of philosophy and...

Praxiphanes of Mytilene and Chamaeleon of Heraclea: Text, Translation, and Discussion

Praxiphanes of Mytilene and Chamaeleon of Heraclea: Text, Translation, and Discussion

1st Edition

Andrea Martano
July 15, 2012

This installment of the distinguished RUSCH series focuses on two Peripatetic philosophers of the fourth and third centuries BCE: namely, Chamaeleon and Praxiphanes, both of whom were associated with Theophrastus, Aristotle's successor as head of the Peripatetic School. Chamaeleon and Praxiphanes...

Aristoxenus of Tarentum: Texts and Discussion

Aristoxenus of Tarentum: Texts and Discussion

1st Edition

Carl Huffman
January 15, 2012

Aristoxenus of Tarentum was reported to have been bitterly disappointed when Theophrastus was chosen instead of him to succeed Aristotle as the head of the Peripatetic School. He had a truly phenomenal output of some 453 volumes, most of which survive only in fragments. He was the most famous music...

Aristo of Ceos: Text, Translation, and Discussion

Aristo of Ceos: Text, Translation, and Discussion

1st Edition

William Fortenbaugh
January 01, 2006

Volume 13 in the RUSCH series continues work already begun on the School of Aristotle. Volume 9 featured Demetrius of Phalerum, Volume 10, Dicaearchus of Messana, Volume 11, Eudemus of Rhodes, and Volume 12, both Lyco of Troas and Hieronymus of Rhodes. Now Volume 13 turns our attention to Aristo of...

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