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Grube, G. M. A. (George Maximilian Anthony)

Overview
Works: 53 works in 396 publications in 4 languages and 10,844 library holdings
Genres: Utopian fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Records and correspondence  History  Meditations  Church history  Biography  Comic books, strips, etc  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Honoree, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: JC71, 321.07
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by G. M. A Grube
Plato's thought by G. M. A Grube( Book )

96 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Son muchos quienes se han acercado a los escritos de Platón con el fin de penetrar en su filosofía. Con todo, no es tarea fácil adueñarse del pensamiento del filósofo. Es necesaria una labor de síntesis para saber lo que el gran filósofo dijo o quiso decir acerca de un tema determinado; un trabajo que emprendió y llevó a cabo satisfactoriamente el profesor Grube en este libro, que nos presenta con plena vigencia, más de medio siglo después de su publicación primigenia, los puntos cardinales de la filosofía platónica. La hermenéutica de Grube sigue, en las mismas fuentes que comenta, la génesis y el desarrollo del pensamiento platónico: en primer lugar, la teoría de las ideas; a continuación viene el estudio del placer; siguen el eros, impulso emocional, y el alma, fuerzas interiores que conducen al hombre a una vida mejor; surge después la cuestión de los dioses; el arte y la educación son medios poderosos para que el hombre pueda alcanzar una vida buena; y por último, se estudia al filósofo en relación con la teoría del estado. Así, Grube nos brinda un completísimo recorrido por el pensamiento de Platón, que, a pesar de los años, se sigue leyendo con interés y pasión y sigue siendo de una enorme utilidad para todos aquellos que se acercan a las ideas de nuestro primer filósofo. George Maximilian Anthony Grube (1899-1982), es uno de los helenistas más eminentes de la pasada centuria
Five dialogues by Plato( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of works by the philosopher Plato. Aside from his Republic, these constitute his most widely known and read works
The Greek and Roman critics by G. M. A Grube( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the thousand years which separate Homer from Plotinus, the Greeks and Romans not only created two great literatures and most of our literary genres, they also developed theories of literature and methods of criticism. These, though very different from our own, have nevertheless greatly influenced modern thinking, especially during the early centuries of our modern literatures. The author gives us a clear, full and reliable analysis of the ancient critical texts, and traces the birth and dvelopments of critical thinking throughout the classical centuries. [Back cover]
Plato's Republic by Plato( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest works of philosophy, political theory, and literature ever produced, Plato's Republic has shaped Western thought for thousands of years and remains as relevant today as when it was written during the fourth century B.C. Republic begins by posing a central question: "What is justice, and why should we be just, especially when the wicked often seem happier and more successful?" For Plato, the answer lies with the ways people, groups, and institutions organize and behave. A brilliant inquiry into the problems of constructing the perfect state and the roles education, the arts, family, and religion should play in our lives, Republic employs picturesque settings, sharply outlined characters, and conversational dialogue to drive home the philosopher's provocative arguments
The trial and death of Socrates : Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, death scene from Phaedo by Plato( Book )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classical Athenian philosopher Socrates was tried in 399 BCE on the basis of two notoriously ambiguous charges: corrupting the youth and impiety (in Greek, asebeia). A majority of the 501 dikasts (Athenian citizen-jurors) voted to convict him. Socrates was ultimately sentenced to death by drinking a hemlock-based liquid. This well-known account of the trial is by Plato, one of Socrates' students and a famous philosopher in his own right. Whether Socrates was punished unjustly is a contested issue which to this day inspires discussions about the nature and meaning of justice
The drama of Euripides by G. M. A Grube( Book )

42 editions published between 1941 and 1979 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On poetry and style by Aristotle( Book )

25 editions published between 1957 and 1989 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The republic by Plato( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato's most influential work (probably written around 380 B.C.) is devoted to defining "justice", and offers an analysis of the just man and the just city-state. This revised translation into English includes a new introduction, index, and bibliography
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1988 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy was bound to be Stoicism, and for the practical Roman all other aspects of philosophy were subordinated to ethics
On great writing : (On the sublime) by Longinus( Book )

20 editions published between 1957 and 1991 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Greek critic: Demetrius on style by Demetrius( Book )

13 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phaedo by Plato( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The notes also aim to provide the kind of help with Plato's Greek which is needed by comparative beginners in the language, but the commentary is intended for any student, classical scholar, or philosopher with an interest in the close reading of Plato
Meno by Dominic Scott( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and essays edited by Malcom Brown: St. Augustine / From On the teacher ; G.W. Leibniz / From Discourse on metaphysics ; Friedrich Nietzsche / From Introduction to the study of the Platonic dialogues ; F.M. Cornford / Anamnesis; Karl Popper / The nature of philosophical problems and their roots in science ; H.-P. Stahl / beginnings of propositional logic in Plato ; Malcolm Brown / Plato disapproves of the slave-boy's answer ; Gilbert Ryle / Teaching and training ; Martin Andic / Inquiry and virtue in the Meno
The Greek and Roman critics by G. M. A Grube( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Greek and Roman critics by G. M. A Grube( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the thousand years which separate Homer from Plotinus, the Greeks and Romans not only created two great literatures and most of our literary genres; they also developed theories of literature and methods of criticism. These, though very different from our own, have nevertheless greatly influenced modern thinking, especially during the early century of our modern literatures ... In 'The Greek and Roman Critics' Professor Grube, who is a recognized authority in this field, gives us a clear, full and reliable analysis of the ancient critical texts, and traces the birth and developments of critical thinking throughout the classical centuries."--Back cover
Meno by Plato( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About G.M.A Grube's translations of Plato: ""Unmistakably superior: more lucid, more accurate, more readable. Above all, they're lucidly adorned, unpretentious, and in translating Plato that counts a good deal. The prose is, as English prose, persuasive, cogent, and as eloquent as it can be without departing from the text. --William Arrowsmith
How did the Greeks look at literature? by G. M. A Grube( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Oedipus by Sophocles( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oedipus was a king of Thebes in Greek mythology"--Provided by publisher
Sophocles' King Oedipus, a version for the modern stage by Sophocles( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text explore the world through native American eyes
Aristotle : on poetry by Aristotle( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle's Poetics is the earliest-surviving work of dramatic theory and the first fully intact philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In it, the respected Greek sage offers an account of what he calls "poetry" (which the Greeks understood to literally mean "making"), examining its "first principles" and identifying its genres and basic elements, including what he terms drama-comedy, tragedy, and the satyr play-as well as lyric poetry, epic poetry, and iambic pentameter, which he always associates with wit
 
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The trial and death of Socrates : Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, death scene from PhaedoOn poetry and styleThe republicMeditationsOn great writing : (On the sublime)PhaedoMenoThe Greek and Roman criticsMeno
Alternative Names
George Grube Brits vertaler (1899-1982)

George Grube Classics scholar/translator, political activist

George Grube kanadischer Klassischer Philologe, Übersetzer und Politiker

Gruba, Georges Maximilien Anthone

Grube, G. M.

Grube, G.M.A.

Grube, G. M. A., 1899-1962 (George Maximilian Anthony)

Grube, G. M. A. 1899-1982

Grube, G. M. A. (George Maximilian Anthony), 1899-1982

Grube, George, 1899-1982

Grube, George Maximilian Anthony

Grube, George Maximilian Anthony 1899-1982

Grube, Georges M. A. 1899-1982

Grube, Georges Maximilien Antoine

Grube, Georges Maximilien Antoine 1899-1982

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