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A dissertation on the philosophy of Aristotle, in four books

Taylor, Thomas

A dissertation on the philosophy of Aristotle, in four books

in which his principal physical and metaphysical dogmas are unfolded ...

by Taylor, Thomas

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Published by White, Cochrane, Black, Parry in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aristotle

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    Statementby Thomas Taylor.
    SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 12355.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxxviii, 580 [i.e. 583] p.
    Number of Pages583
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13564181M
    OCLC/WorldCa18593554

    He will also do well, if he has some in four books book to the neighbouring states, if he intends that his community should maintain any political intercourse with them, for it is not only necessary that they should understand that practice of war which is adapted to their own country, but to others also; for admitting that any one chooses not this life either in public or private, yet there is not the less occasion for their being formidable to their enemies, not only when they invade their country, but also when they retire out of it. Those few days will stretch into eternity. Thus it should not be so much as to tempt those who are near, and more powerful to invade it, while those who possess it are not able to drive out the invaders, nor so little as that the state should not be able A dissertation on the philosophy of Aristotle go to war with those who are quite equal to itself, and of this he has determined nothing; it must indeed be allowed that it is advantageous to a community to be rather rich than poor; probably the proper boundary is this, not to possess enough to make it worth while for a more powerful neighbour to attack you, any more than he would those who had not so much as yourself; thus when Autophradatus proposed to besiege Atarneus, Eubulus advised him to consider what time it would require to take the city, and then would have him determine whether it would answer, for that he should choose, if it would even take less than he proposed, to quit the place; his saying this made Autophradatus reflect upon the business and give over the siege. The same thing is to be perceived in the other arts and sciences; for a painter would not represent an animal with a foot disproportionally large, though he had drawn it remarkably beautiful; nor would the shipwright make the prow or any other part of the vessel larger than it ought to be; nor will the master of the band permit any who sings louder and better than the rest to sing in concert with them. Besides, there would be another inconvenience attending this proposal, for what is common to many is taken least care of; for all men regard more what is their own than what others share with them in, to which they pay less attention than is incumbent on every one: let me add also, that every one is more negligent of what another is to see to, as well as himself, than of his own private business; as in a family one is often worse served by many servants than by a few. Tell the story as fully and clearly as you can, confident that your readers will still be there when you get to page 50, pageand page

    But now there is perpetual enmity between the Lacedaemonians and all their neighbours, the Argives, the Messenians, and the Arcadians. It is evident then that it is best to have property private, but to make the use of it common; but how the citizens are to be brought to it is the particular [b] business of the legislator. I mean by the other, the common family business of the slave. The focal city of the state should be situated in a way simply reachable both, from sea and ground.

    For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and A dissertation on the philosophy of Aristotle opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Now we see that governments differ from each other in their form, and that some of them are defective, others [b] as excellent as possible: for it is evident, that those which have many deficiencies and degeneracies in them must be far inferior to those which are without such faults. Aristotle and Justice: Aristotle distinguishes two aspects of the concept of justice: individual justice, which depends on others and global justice and community. The town should be structured in a quincunx a geometric model consisting of five points set in a cross, that is five coplanar points belonging to the same plane, four of them forming a square or rectangle and a fifth at its coreand ensure that the whole town is not drafted in arithmetical intermissions.


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If they are not a part of the story, they have no business being there. Some theses in Philosophy are historical.

Aristotle : Poetics (Summary)

If you write it, the Ph. But it is not easy to trust to that; for it is very hard and requires greater virtue than is to be met with in human nature. But now in a city which admits of this community, the tie of friendship must, from that very cause, be extremely weak, when no father can say, this is my son; or son, this is my father; for as a very little of what is sweet, being mixed with a great deal A dissertation on the philosophy of Aristotle water is imperceptible after the mixture, so must all family connections, and the names they go by, be necessarily disregarded in such a community, it being then by no means necessary that the father should have any regard for him he called a son, or the brothers for those they call brothers.

There was a law at Thebes that no one could have a share in the government till he had been ten years out of trade. And now, at long last, you are ready to write. And if the temperance and justice of him who commands is different from his who, though a freeman, is under command, it is evident that the virtues of a good citizen cannot in four books book the same as justice, for instance but must be of a different species in these two different situations, in four books book the temperance and courage of a man and a woman are different from each other; for a man would appear a coward who had only that courage which would be graceful in a woman, and a woman would be thought a talker who should take as large a part in the conversation as would become a man of consequence.

And, in four books book a proof of what we have advanced, it may be observed, that whenever a sick person suspects that his physician has been persuaded by his enemies to be guilty of any foul practice to him in his profession, he then rather chooses to apply to books for his cure: and not only this [b] but even physicians themselves when they are ill call in other physicians: and those who teach others the gymnastic exercises, exercise with those of the same profession, as being incapable from self-partiality to form a proper judgment of what concerns themselves.

And these men, being corrupted with money, went as far as they could to ruin the city: and, because their power was too great and nearly tyrannical, their kings were obliged to natter them, which contributed greatly to hurt the state; so that it altered from an aristocracy to a democracy.

God is not dead; he has just been on vacation. But no such thing has ever happened to the Cretans; the [b] reason for which probably is, that although they are engaged in frequent wars with the neighbouring cities, yet none of these would enter into an alliance with the revolters, as it would be disadvantageous for them, who themselves also have their villains.

For now with respect to the number just spoken of, it must be acknowledged that he would want the country of Babylonia for them, or some one like it, of an immeasurable extent, to support five thousand idle persons, besides a much greater number of women and servants.

If you do not have the discipline to write a page a day all by yourself, cut a deal with a fellow dissertation writer. But as it is evidently better, that these should continue to exercise their respective trades; so also in civil society, where it is possible, it would be better that the government should continue in the same hands; but where it [b] is not as nature has made all men equal, and therefore it is just, be the administration good or bad, that all should partake of itthere it is best to observe a rotation, and let those who are their equals by turns submit to those who are at that time magistrates, as they will, in their turns, alternately be governors and governed, as if they were different men: by the same method different persons will execute different offices.

Whereas the class that is highly eligible to keep up the state, was realized by Aristotle as the ruling class. The law, too, which he made to encourage population was by no means calculated to correct this inequality; for being willing that the Spartans should be as numerous as [b] possible, to make them desirous of having large families he ordered that he who had three children should be excused the night-watch, and that he who had four should pay no taxes: though it is very evident, that while the land was divided in this manner, that if the people increased there must many of them be very poor.

The Cretans conducted their public meals better than the Lacedaemonians, for at Lacedaemon each individual was obliged to furnish what was assessed upon him; which if he could not do, there was a law which deprived him of the rights of a citizen, as has been already mentioned: but in Crete they were furnished by the community; for all the corn and cattle, taxes and contributions, which the domestic slaves were obliged to furnish, were divided into parts and allotted to the gods, the exigencies of the state, and these public meals; so that all the men, women, and children were maintained from a common stock.

From whence it is evident, that those who seek for what is just, seek for a mean; now law is a mean.

1812 FIRST EDITION DISSERTATION ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF ARISTOTLE FOLIO 15

Our idea of infinity is merely negative or A dissertation on the philosophy of Aristotle. All these things seem to make it plain, that none of these principles are justly founded on which these persons would establish their right to the supreme power; and that all men whatsoever ought to obey them: for with respect to those who claim it as due to their virtue or their fortune, they might A dissertation on the philosophy of Aristotle justly some objection to make; for nothing hinders but that it may sometimes happen, that the many may be better or richer than the few, not as individuals, but in their collective capacity.A Dissertation on the philosophy of Aristotle in four books / by Thomas Taylor.

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My library. A Dissertation on the Philosophy of Aristotle in Four Books: In Which His Principal Physical and Metaphysical Dogmas Are Unfolded, and It is Shown, From Indubitable Evidence, That His Philosophy has Not Been Accurately Known Since the Destruction of the Greeks: The Insufficiency Also of the Philosophy That has Been Substituted by the Moderns for That of Aristotle, is Demonstrated.Aristotle addresses the topic of friendship in Book 8 and 9 of his Nicomachean Pdf.

Aristotle makes the argument that friends can be regarded as second selves. Aristotle says that just as virtuous behavior improves an individual, friends have the potential to generate improvements upon each other’s lives.Jan 23, download pdf Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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