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Barnes, Jonathan 1942-

Works: 105 works in 1,023 publications in 11 languages and 25,123 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Introductions  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Publishing director, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction, Contributor, Originator, Creator, tra, Thesis advisor, ed
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Most widely held works by Jonathan Barnes
Aristotle by Jonathan Barnes( Book )

93 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 2,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There is something here for everyone with a nose for philosophy and its history...Barnes has provided a description which does justice to the grandeur and breadth of its subject." --Sarah Waterlow, Times Literary Supplement
Aristotle : a very short introduction by Jonathan Barnes( )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 2,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jonathan Barnes examines Aristotle's scientific researches, his discoveries in logic and his metaphysical theories, his work in psychology and in ethics and politics, and his ideas about art and poetry, placing his teachings in their historical context."--Publisher description
Posterior analytics by Aristotle( )

27 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Posterior Analytics contains some of Aristotle's most influential thoughts in logic, epistemology, metaphysics, and the philosophy of science. The first book expounds and develops the notions of a demonstrative argument and of a formal, axiomatized science, and investigates in particular the theory of definition. For the second edition of this volume, the translation has been completely rewritten; and the commentary, which is done with the needs of philosophical readers in mind, has been thoroughly revised in the light of the scholarship of the last twenty years
The complete works of Aristotle : the revised Oxford translation by Aristotle( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Originally published in 12 volumes between 1912 and 1954, the Oxford Translation of Aristotle is universally recognized as the standard English version of Aristotle. It is a valuable contribution to studies of Aristotle and is regularly referred to by scholars of all nationalities. Now Princeton University Press makes available the complete works in two volumes. The volumes contain the substance of the original Translation, revised by Jonathan Barnes in the light of recent research. Three of the original versions - Categories, On Interpretation, and Posterior Analytics - have been replaced by more modern translations. A new and enlarged selection of Fragments has been added. A generous index provides indispensable aid to the scholar."--Publisher's description
The Cambridge companion to Aristotle by Jonathan Barnes( Book )

40 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle is one of the very greatest thinkers in the Western tradition, but also one of the most difficult. The contributors to this volume do not attempt to disguise the nature of that difficulty, but at the same time they offer a clear exposition of the central philosophical concerns in his work. Approaches and methods vary and the volume editor has not imposed any single interpretation, but has rather allowed legitimate differences of interpretation to stand. An introductory chapter provides an account of Aristotle's life, and then guides the reader through the complex subject of what Aristotle actually wrote as a basis for characterising his philosophical development. Subsequent chapters cover Aristotle's writings on logic, metaphysics, science, psychology, ethics, politics, rhetoric, and poetics. It is a basic assumption of the Companion that its readers will not know Greek
The Presocratic philosophers by Jonathan Barnes( Book )

89 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By and large, scholars have asked what the Presocratics said, and what external circumstances may have prompted their sayings; they have not asked whether the Presocratics spoke truly, ow whether their sayings rested on sound arguments. It is those latter questions with which my book is primarily concerned."--Preface, p.xi
Truth, etc. : six lectures on ancient logic by Jonathan Barnes( )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Truth, etc.' is a study of ancient logic based upon the John Locke lectures given by the philosopher Jonathan Barnes in Oxford. The book presupposes no knowledge of logic and no skill in ancient languages; all ancient texts are cited in English translation; and logical symbols and logical jargon are avoided so far as possible
L'œuvre de David l'Invincible et la transmission de la pensée grecque dans la tradition arménienne et syriaque( )

16 editions published in 2009 in French and English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Greek philosophy by Jonathan Barnes( Book )

22 editions published between 1908 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeno's extraordinary and disturbing paradoxes, the atomic theories of Democritus that so strikingly anticipate contemporary physics, the enigmatic and haunting epigrams of Heraclitus-these are just some of the riches to be found in this collection of the writings of the early Greek philosophers
Outlines of scepticism by Sextus( Book )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines of Scepticism, by the Greek philosopher Sextus Empiricus, is a work of major importance for the history of Greek philosophy. Its first part contains an elaborate exposition of the Pyrrhonian variety of Scepticism; its second and third parts are critical and destructive, arguing against 'dogmatism' in logic, epistemology, science and ethics. The Outlines is the fullest extant account of ancient Scepticism, and it is also one of our most copious sources of information about the other Hellenistic philosophies. Moreover, the rediscovery of Sextus in the sixteenth century brought about a revolution in philosophy. Julia Annas and Jonathan Barnes provide an accurate and readable English translation, with a short introduction and brief annotation. Anyone interested in the history of philosophy will gain from an acquaintance with Sextus; and for students of Hellenistic philosophy his writings are indispensable
Aristotle's ethics : writings from the complete works by Aristotle( )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle's moral philosophy is a pillar of Western ethical thought. It bequeathed to the world an emphasis on virtues and vices, happiness as well-being or a life well lived, and rationally motivated action as a mean between extremes. Its influence was felt well beyond antiquity into the Middle Ages, particularly through the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas. In the past century, with the rise of virtue theory in moral philosophy, Aristotle's ethics has been revived as a source of insight and interest. While most attention has traditionally focused on Aristotle's famous Nicomachean Ethics, there are several other works written by or attributed to Aristotle that illuminate his ethics: the Eudemian Ethics, the Magna Moralia, and Virtues and Vices
Doubt and dogmatism : studies in Hellenistic epistemology( Book )

21 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The modes of scepticism : ancient texts and modern interpretations by Julia Annas( Book )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and French and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Modes of Scepticism is one of the most important and influential of all ancient philosophical texts. The texts made an enormous impact on Western thought when they were rediscovered in the 16th century and they have shaped the whole future course of Western philosophy. Despite their importance, the Modes have been little discussed in recent times. This book translates the texts and supplies them with a discursive commentary, concentrating on philosophical issues but also including historical material. The book will be of interest to professional scholars and philosophers but its clear and non-technical style makes it intelligible to beginners and the interested layman
The toils of scepticism by Jonathan Barnes( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ontological argument by Jonathan Barnes( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Persian and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle's Posterior analytics by Aristotle( Book )

18 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophia togata : essays on philosophy and Roman society by Miriam T Griffin( Book )

30 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Aristotle's Prior analytics 1.1-7 by Alexander( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and speculation : studies in Hellenistic theory and practice by Jonathan Barnes( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porphyry Introduction by Porphyry( Book )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Introduction to philosophy, written by Porphyry at the end of the second century AD is the most successful work of its kind ever to have been published. Porphyry's aim was modest: he intended to explain the meaning of five terms, 'genus', 'species', 'difference', 'property', and 'accident' - terms that he took to be important to Aristotelian logic and metaphysics, and hence to philosophy in general. Thus in principle the Introduction is simple and elementary. In face, there are sometimes difficulties and doubts on the surface of the text - and beneath the surface there are occasional profundities. For the work raises, directly or indirectly, a number of perennial philosophical questions; and indeed, the Introduction became, in Boethius's Latin translation, the point of reference for one of the longest-lasting of philosophical disputes - the dispute over the status of 'universals'." "This book contains a new English translation of the Introduction, preceded by a study of the life and works of Porphyry, the purpose and nature of the Introduction, and the history of the text. It is accompanied by a discursive commentary, the primary aim of which is to analyse and assess the philosophical theses and arguments that the Introduction puts forward."--Jacket
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The Cambridge companion to Aristotle
Aristotle : a very short introductionPosterior analyticsThe complete works of Aristotle : the revised Oxford translationThe Cambridge companion to AristotleThe Presocratic philosophersTruth, etc. : six lectures on ancient logicL'œuvre de David l'Invincible et la transmission de la pensée grecque dans la tradition arménienne et syriaqueEarly Greek philosophy
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Barnes, J. Jonathan

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Jonathan Barnes britischer Philosoph und Philosophiehistoriker

Jonathan Barnes British writer

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Jonathan Barnes philosophe et historien britannique

Джонатан Барнс

Џонатан Барнс

جاناتان بارنز فیلسوف بریتانیایی

반스, 조나단

반즈, J

반즈, 조나단

조너선 번스

バーンズ, J.

バーンズ, ジョナサン

乔纳森·巴恩斯 英国历史学家