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McKeon, Richard (Richard Peter) 1900-1985

Works: 150 works in 604 publications in 6 languages and 14,322 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Controversial literature  Introductions 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Correspondent, Contributor
Classifications: B407, 888.5
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Introduction to Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

55 editions published between 1941 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 2,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Introduction to Aristotle is a presentation in which Aristotle is permitted to speak for himself in the context of a sketched scheme of the relation of what he says in one treatise to what he says elsewhere. The seven introductions which precede these seven works place them in their contexts by describing their relations to other works or parts of works, their place in the scheme of the Aristotelian sciences, and the fashion in which the subjects treated in the sciences they expound may be considered in the approaches proper to other sciences in the system. - Preface
Selections from medieval philosophers by Richard McKeon( Book )

51 editions published between 1928 and 2011 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the writings of Saint Augustine, Boethius, John Scotus Eriugena, Sain Anselm, Peter Lombard, Peter Abailard, Robert Grosseteste, Pseudo-Grosseteste, Albert the Great, Roger Bacon, Saint Bonaventura, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Matthew of Aquasparta, John Duns Scotus, William of Ockham
Thought, action, and passion by Richard McKeon( Book )

28 editions published between 1954 and 1974 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy in a world of tensions by Unesco( Book )

36 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and French and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edicts by Aśoka( Book )

30 editions published between 1958 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asoka, the remarkable Indian ruler of third century B.C., who not only renounced the warlike policies of his early career but actually made a public proclamation of his errors, left a record of his teachings which he hoped would endure forever. It was inscribed on stone, not as a monument to himself but as a record of moral law. "The Edicts of Asoka," writes Richard McKeon in his Foreword, "form part of a large body of literature, drawn from all cultures, which seeks power not in domination of men or accumulation of possessions but in conquest of self, in understanding of others, and in conquest of self, in understanding of others, and in contemplation of truths within the scope of reason and goods within the scope of action ... The classics of this literature may take on a new importance and a new power in the world today."--Back cover
The philosophy of Spinoza : the unity of his thought by Richard McKeon( Book )

30 editions published between 1928 and 1987 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sic et non : a critical edition by Peter Abelard( Book )

39 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in Latin and English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perhaps his most important contribution to philosophy and theology is the method which he developed in his "Sic et Non" (Yea and Nay), a method germinally contained in the teaching of his predecessors, and afterwards brought to more definite form by Alexander of Hales and St. Thomas Aquinas. It consisted in placing before the student the reasons pro and contra, on the principle that truth is to be attained only by a dialectical discussion of apparently contradictory arguments and authorities." Turner, W. (1907). Peter Abelard. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. Retrieved May 18, 2010 from New Advent:
The freedom to read: perspective and program by Richard McKeon( Book )

17 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recommendations for a series of studies which seem important for the further exploration of the subject, published for the National Book Committee
Rhetoric : essays in invention and discovery by Richard McKeon( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays of Richard McKeon have long circulated piecemeal among scholars who see him as the leading twentieth-century philosopher and historian of rhetoric. This volume brings together McKeon's seminal works in rhetoric and philosophy, and vividly demonstrates the basis for this extraordinary reputation
Freedom and history : the semantics of philosophical controversies and ideological conflicts by Richard McKeon( Book )

13 editions published in 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings of Richard McKeon by Richard McKeon( Book )

in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and civilization by University of Wisconsin( Book )

9 editions published between 1949 and 1966 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On knowing--the natural sciences by Richard McKeon( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Pouvoir by Paris Institut international de philosophie politique( Book )

25 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of Aristotle by Richard McKeon( Book )

5 editions published between 1940 and 1951 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gli studi umanistici nel mondo attuale by Richard McKeon( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom and history and other essays : an introduction to the thought of Richard McKeon by Richard McKeon( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Introduction to Aristotle
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MacKeon, Richard.

MacKeon, Richard 1900-1985

MacKeon, Richard P. 1900-1985

MacKeon, Richard Peter.

MacKeon, Richard Peter 1900-1985

Mc Keon, Richard.

Mc Keon, Richard 1900-1985

Mc Keon, Richard Peter.

Mc Keon, Richard Peter 1900-1985

McKeon, R.

McKeon, R. 1900-1985

McKeon, R. (Richard), 1900-1985

McKeon, Richard.

McKeon, Richard 1900-1985

McKeon, Richard P.

McKeon, Richard P. 1900-1985

McKeon, Richard P. (Richard Peter), 1900-1985

McKeon, Richard Peter.

McKeon, Richard Peter 1900-

McKeon, Richard Peter 1900-1985

Richard McKeon American philosopher


English (315)

Latin (29)

French (26)

Italian (4)

German (1)

Spanish (1)

EdictsSic et non : a critical editionRhetoric : essays in invention and discoverySelected writings of Richard McKeonOn knowing--the natural sciencesFreedom and history and other essays : an introduction to the thought of Richard McKeonPluralism in theory and practice : Richard McKeon and American philosophy