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Grote, George 1794-1871

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Works: 631 works in 1,898 publications in 3 languages and 12,701 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Annotator, Composer, Correspondent, Other, Owner
Classifications: DF214, 938
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A history of Greece by George Grote( Book )

94 editions published between 1849 and 2013 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new edition makes accessible once again a large chunk of essential Grote. A History of Greece is both one of the greatest modern works of historical interpretation and scholarship, and a work with immediate contemporary relevance to ongoing debates over democracy in our own times."--Jacket
Plato, and the other companions of Sokrates by George Grote( Book )

96 editions published between 1865 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known for his influential History of Greece, the historian and politician George Grote (1794-1871) wrote this account of Plato's dialogues as a philosophical supplement to the History. First published in 1865 and written in dialogic form, Grote's account of Plato's works includes substantial footnotes and marginalia. This first volume focuses on Plato's early and transitional dialogues, all of which feature Socrates. It also includes a preface to the whole project which discusses the meaning and importance of philosophy itself, and extensive introductory material on pre-Socratic philosophy, the life of Plato and history of the Platonic canon. With three volumes each running to over six hundred pages, Grote's scholarship is formidably comprehensive. The publication of Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates confirmed him as one of the greatest authorities on Plato in the nineteenth century
Greece: I. Legendary Greece. : II. Grecian history to the reign of Peisistratus at Athens by George Grote( Book )

11 editions published between 1899 and 1909 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of the phenomena of the human mind by James Mill( Book )

36 editions published between 1869 and 2012 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is an attempt to reach the simplest elements which by their combination generate the manifold complexity of our mental states, and to assign the laws of those elements, and the elementary laws of their combination, from which laws, the subordinate ones which govern the compound states are consequences and corollaries. The phenomena of the Mind include multitudes of facts, of an extraordinary degree of complexity. By observing them one at a time with sufficient care, it is possible in the mental, as it is in the material world, to obtain empirical generalizations of limited compass, but of great value for practice. When, however, we find it possible to connect many of these detached generalizations together, by discovering the more general laws of which they are cases, and to the operation of which in some particular sets of circumstances they are due, we gain not only a scientific, but a practical advantage; for we then first learn how far we can rely on the more limited generalizations; within what conditions their truth is confined; by what changes of circumstances they would be defeated or modified"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
Fragments on ethical subjects; being a selection from his posthumous papers by George Grote( Book )

33 editions published between 1876 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Greece; from the earliest period to the close of the generation contemporary with Alexander the Great by George Grote( Book )

25 editions published between 1846 and 1900 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Grote reconsidered : a 200th birthday celebration with a first edition of his essay "Of the Athenian government"( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and German and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The minor works of George Grote by George Grote( Book )

22 editions published between 1873 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Greece by George Grote( Book )

57 editions published between 1846 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely acknowledged as the most authoritative study of ancient Greece, George Grote's twelve-volume work, begun in 1846, established the shape of Greek history which still prevails in textbooks and popular accounts of the ancient world today. Grote employs direct and clear language to take the reader from the earliest times of legendary Greece to the death of Alexander and his generation, drawing upon epic poetry and legend, and examining the growth and decline of the Athenian democracy. The work provides explanations of Greek political constitutions and philosophy, and interwoven throughout are the important but outlying adventures of the Sicilian and Italian Greeks. The final volume of Grote's history begins with the reign of Alexander the Great, and ends with a review of the Greek world at 'the close of the history of free Hellas and Hellenism'. An index to all twelve volumes completes this monumental work of scholarship
Statement of the question of parliamentary reform : with a reply to the objections of the Edinburgh review, no. LXI by George Grote( Book )

7 editions published in 1821 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven letters on the recent politics of Switzerland by George Grote( Book )

15 editions published between 1847 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essentials of Parliamentary reform by George Grote( Book )

9 editions published in 1831 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschichte Griechenlands by George Grote( Book )

24 editions published between 1850 and 1880 in German and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shall we overturn the coach?, or, What ought the radicals to do? : discussed in a letter to George Grote, Esq., M.P. by Radical member of the House of Commons( Book )

6 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Review of the work of Mr. John Stuart Mill entitled 'Examination of Sir William Hamilton's philosophy' by George Grote( Book )

6 editions published between 1868 and 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a critical analysis of Mill's book "An Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy."
Speech of George Grote, Esq. M.P., delivered April 25th, 1833, in the House of Commons, on moving for the introduction of the vote by ballot at elections by George Grote( Book )

6 editions published between 1833 and 2005 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Greece : from the earliest period to the close of the generation contemporary with Alexander the Great by George Grote( Book )

4 editions published between 1879 and 1899 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to George Grote, Esq., M.P. on fiscal reform by Jonathan Duncan( Book )

4 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A speech delivered in the House of Commons in the debate of Thursday, April 25, 1833, on Mr. Grote's motion relative to the ballot by William Peter( Book )

5 editions published between 1833 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBeauchamp, Philip

Beauchamp Philip 1794-1871

George Grote Althistoriker

George Grote britisk politikar og historikar

George Grote britisk politiker og historiker

George Grote Brits historicus (1794-1871)

George Grote brittisk politiker och historiker

George Grote English political radical and classical historian

George Grote historien de l’Antiquité anglais

George Grote storico inglese

Grote, G.

Grote, G. (1794-1871)

Grote, Geo 1794-1871

Grote, Georg.

Grote, Georg 1794-1871

Grote, George

Грот, Джордж

Languages
English (509)

German (33)

French (1)

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Plato, and the other companions of SokratesSeven letters on the recent politics of SwitzerlandStudies on the reception of Plato and Greek political thought in Victorian BritainClassics in the nineteenth century : responses to George GroteClassics in nineteenth century : responses to George Grote