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Smith, J. A. (John Alexander) 1863-1939

Overview
Works: 100 works in 323 publications in 3 languages and 3,463 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Commentaries  Quotations 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Author of introduction
Classifications: B430.A5, 110
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Most widely held works about J. A Smith
 
Most widely held works by J. A Smith
The works of Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

27 editions published between 1908 and 1966 in English and Spanish and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nicomachean ethics by Aristotle( Book )

19 editions published between 1911 and 1949 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicomachean Ethics (sometimes spelled "Nichomachean"), or Ta Ethika, is a work by Aristotle on virtue and moral character which plays a prominent role in defining Aristotelian ethics. It consists of ten books based on notes from his lectures at the Lyceum and were either edited by or dedicated to Aristotle's son, Nicomachus. Nicomachean Ethics focuses on the importance of habitually behaving virtuously and developing a virtuous character. Aristotle emphasized the importance of context to ethical behavior, and the ability of the virtuous person to recognize the best course of action. A
Nicomachean ethics by Aristotle( Book )

10 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vigorous polemicist as well as a rational philosopher, Aristotle has the task in his Ethics of demonstrating how men become good and why happiness can, and should, be our goal
The Nicomachean ethics of Aristoteles by Aristotle( Book )

3 editions published between 1911 and 1930 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works translated into English under the editorship of W.D. Ross by Aristotle( Book )

6 editions published between 1928 and 1963 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works by Aristotle( Book )

in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works translated into English under the editorship of W.D. Ross by Aristotle( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature of art, an open letter to the professor of poetry in the University of Oxford by J. A Smith( Book )

4 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

15 editions published between 1910 and 1967 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowing and acting : an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford, 26 November, 1910 by J. A Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

14 editions published between 1910 and 1966 in English and Latin and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Maumee, 1748-1926 by J. A Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metaphysics by Aristotle( Book )

4 editions published between 1908 and 1972 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle's formulation of an ultimate science argues that the reality of things lies in their concrete forms, which laid the foundation for one of the cardinal branches of Western philosophy
De anima = On the soul by Aristotle( Book )

13 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Clarendon Aristotle Series is designed for both students and professionals. It provides accurate translations of selected Aristotelian texts, accompanied by incisive commentaries that focus on philosophical problems and issues, The volumes in the series have been widely welcomed and favourably reviewed. Important new titles are being added to the series, and a number of well-established volumes are being reissued with revisions and/or supplementary material. Christopher Shields presents a new translation and commentary of Aristotle's De Anima, a work of interest to philosophers at all levels, as well as psychologists and students interested in the nature of life and living systems. The volume provides a full translation of the complete work, together with a comprehensive commentary. While sensitive to philological and textual matters, the commentary addresses itself to the philosophical reader who wishes to understand and assess Aristotle's accounts of the soul and body; perception; thinking; action; and the character of living systems. It aims to present controversial aspects of the text in a neutral, fair-minded manner, so that readers can come to be equipped to form their own judgments. This volume includes the crucial first book, which the original translation in the Clarendon Aristotle Series omitted. A complete English edition of one of the most influential of all philosophical works ; Clear and accurate translation ; A substantial philosophical commentary guides the reader through the work ; A comprehensive introduction Aristotle's theories within their intellectual and historical context.--Publisher website
Interlanguage by Thomas Cropper Macaulay( Book )

10 editions published between 1930 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

17 editions published between 1910 and 1955 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Aristotle by Aristóteles( Book )

13 editions published between 1908 and 1963 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electronic text of Aristotle's work
The works of Aristotle translated into English under the editorship of W.D. Ross by Aristotle( Book )

4 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

6 editions published between 1913 and 1967 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Nicomachean ethics
Alternative Names
J.A.スミス

John Alexander Smith British philosopher

John Alexander Smith Brits filosoof (1863-1939)

John Alexander Smith filósofo británico

John Alexander Smith philosophe britannique

Smith, J. A. 1863-1939

Smith, John A. (1863-1939)

Smith, John Alexander

Smith, John Alexander 1863-1939

Smith, John Alexander 1864-1939

Languages
English (182)

Latin (1)

Spanish (1)

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De anima = On the soul