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McKeon, Richard (Richard Peter) 1900-1985

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Works: 262 works in 747 publications in 4 languages and 15,804 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Abstracts  Introductions 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Translator, Contributor, Correspondent
Classifications: B407, 888.5
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Introduction to Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

51 editions published between 1941 and 1994 in English and held by 2,800 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
The basic works of Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 2,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the pervading influence of this eminent Greek philosopher through a collection of his major works
Selections from medieval philosophers by Richard McKeon( Book )

18 editions published between 1928 and 1958 in English and held by 1,401 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
The basic works of Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

46 editions published between 1914 and 2009 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents English translations of the basic writings of ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, including works on logic, physics, the soul, the history of animals, and others
On knowing--the natural sciences by Richard McKeon( )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When teaching introductory courses at the University of Chicago, Richard McKeon would often comment that "any problem pushed far enough is philosophic". His point was that philosophizing is not just the technical province of academic professionals but an important aspect of all thoughtful undertakings. The present volume explores the consequences of this idea in the disciplines of the natural sciences, with particular focus on physics. It is based on McKeon's lectures and his expositions of texts during discussions and presents a uniquely detailed record of his educational practice. Focusing on understanding recurring issues in the disciplines and fundamental assumptions present in arguments about those issues, it provides an introduction to philosophy as McKeon conceived of it. This book grew out of the first of a series of three courses McKeon invented and taught at Chicago in the 1950s and 1960s. The lectures and discussions included are based on transcriptions of a collection of tape recordings made by an unknown individual or individuals in 1963. The discussions are based on five classic texts in Physics: Plato's "Timaeus," Aristotle's "Physics," Galileo Galilei's "Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences," Henry Crew and Alfonso de Salvio's "Newton's Philosophy of Nature: Selections from his Writings," and J. Clerk Maxwell's "Matter and Motion." (Jrh)
Thought, action, and passion by Richard McKeon( Book )

30 editions published between 1954 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The freedom to read: perspective and program by Richard McKeon( Book )

16 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and held by 539 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
Sic et non : a critical edition by Peter Abelard( Book )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in Latin and English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhetoric : essays in invention and discovery by Richard McKeon( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 454 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
Edicts by Aśoka( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains the Indian emperor Aśoka's inscriptions on Buddhist dharma, translated from the Prakrit
Democracy in a world of tensions by Unesco( Book )

14 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom and history : the semantics of philosophical controversies and ideological conflicts by Richard McKeon( Book )

14 editions published in 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings of Richard McKeon by Richard McKeon( Book )

in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and civilization by University of Wisconsin( Book )

9 editions published between 1949 and 1966 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy in a world of tensions : a symposium prepared by UNESCO by Unesco( Book )

22 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Edicts of Asoka by Aśoka( Book )

18 editions published between 1958 and 1978 in English and German and held by 287 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
On knowing : the social sciences by Richard McKeon( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Pouvoir by Richard McKeon( Book )

10 editions published in 1956 in French and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The basic works of Aristotle
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The basic works of AristotleThe basic works of AristotleOn knowing--the natural sciencesSic et non : a critical editionRhetoric : essays in invention and discoveryFreedom and history and other essays : an introduction to the thought of Richard McKeonSelected writings of Richard McKeonThe Edicts of Asoka
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MacKeon, Richard 1900-1985

MacKeon, Richard P. 1900-1985

MacKeon, Richard Peter.

MacKeon, Richard Peter 1900-1985

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Mc Keon, Richard Peter.

Mc Keon, Richard Peter 1900-1985

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McKeon, R. (Richard), 1900-1985

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

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McKeon, Richard Peter 1900-1985

Richard McKeon American philosopher

Richard McKeon filósofo estadounidense

Richard McKeon filosofo statunitense

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Маккеон, Ричард

ریچارد مک‌کئون

理察·麥肯

Languages
English (339)

French (12)

Latin (9)

German (1)