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Grote, George 1794-1871

Overview
Works: 679 works in 2,187 publications in 4 languages and 12,987 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Annotator, Contributor, Correspondent, Composer, Owner, Other
Classifications: DF214, 938
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A history of Greece by George Grote( Book )

231 editions published between 1846 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely acknowledged as the most authoritative Victorian study of ancient Greece, George Grote's twelve-volume work, begun in 1846, established the view 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 explains Greek political
A history of Greece : from the time of Solon to 403 B.C. by George Grote( )

26 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 1,402 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
A history of Greece : from the earliest period to the close of the generation contemporary with Alexander the Great by George Grote( Book )

177 editions published between 1846 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato, and the other companions of Sokrates by George Grote( Book )

83 editions published between 1865 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 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
Aristotle by George Grote( Book )

51 editions published between 1872 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greece: I. Legendary Greece. : II. Grecian history to the reign of Peisistratus at Athens by George Grote( Book )

13 editions published between 1899 and 1909 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragments on ethical subjects; being a selection from his posthumous papers by George Grote( Book )

32 editions published between 1876 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statement of the question of parliamentary reform : with a reply to the objections of the Edinburgh review, no. LXI by George Grote( )

7 editions published in 1821 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

37 editions published between 1869 and 1998 in English and held by 357 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)
Seven letters on the recent politics of Switzerland by George Grote( )

15 editions published between 1847 and 2009 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essentials of parliamentary reform by George Grote( )

10 editions published between 1831 and 1987 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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( )

6 editions published between 1833 and 2005 in English and held by 160 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( )

6 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 138 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( )

5 editions published between 1833 and 2005 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato, and the other companions of Sokrates by George Grote( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1868 and 2018 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a critical analysis of Mill's book "An Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy."
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 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1873 and 2016 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A history of Greece : from the time of Solon to 403 B.C.
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

جرج گروت تاریخ‌نگار بریتانیایی

جورج قروت

Languages
English (792)

French (17)

German (9)

Spanish (1)

Covers
A history of Greece : from the time of Solon to 403 B.C.A history of Greece : from the earliest period to the close of the generation contemporary with Alexander the GreatPlato, and the other companions of SokratesSeven letters on the recent politics of SwitzerlandGeorge Grote on Plato and Athenian democracy : a study in classical receptionClassics in the nineteenth century : responses to George GroteClassics in nineteenth century : responses to George Grote