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Gotthelf, Allan 1942-2013

Overview
Works: 38 works in 213 publications in 4 languages and 8,296 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Classification  Manuscripts 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Adapter
Classifications: BJ1474, 171.9
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Most widely held works about Allan Gotthelf
 
Most widely held works by Allan Gotthelf
Teleology, first principles and scientific method in Aristotle's biology by Allan Gotthelf( )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume draws together Allan Gotthelf's pioneering work on Aristotle's biology. He examines Aristotle's natural teleology the axiomatic structure of biological explanation, and the place of classification in the three great works with which Aristotle laid the foundations of biological science
Historia animalium by Aristotle( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new critical edition of the Greek text of Aristotle's Historia Animalium by one of the foremost scholars of Aristotle's biological works and their philosophical significance. Based on a study of every surviving manuscript, this edition is a considerable advance on previous texts
Metaethics, egoism, and virtue : studies in Ayn Rand's normative theory by Project Muse( )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Metaethics, Egoism, and Virtue" examines central aspects of Ayn Rand's ethical theory. Though her endorsement of ethical egoism is well known—one of her most familiar essay collections is The Virtue of Selfishness—the character of her egoism is not. Leading Rand scholars and specialists in ethical theory address issues such as: the basis of Rand's egoism in a virtue-centered normative ethics; her account of how moral norms in general are themselves based on a fundamental choice by an agent to value his own life; and how her own approach to the foundations of ethics is to be compared and contrasted with familiar approaches in the analytic ethical tradition
Concepts and their role in knowledge : reflections on objectivist epistemology by Allan Gotthelf( )

12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle's De partibus animalium I ; and, De generatione animalium I (with passages from II. 1-3) by Aristotle( )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In De Partibus Animalium I Aristotle sets out his philosophy of biology, discussing cause, necessity, soul, genus, and species, definition by logical division, and general methodology. In De Generatione Animalium I he applies his hylomorphic philosophy to the problem of animal reproduction. The translation is close, and includes passages from De Generatione Animalium II which complete Aristotle's theory of reproduction. The notes interpret Aristotle's arguments and discuss his views on major issues such as natural teleology."--Publisher's description
A companion to Ayn Rand by Allan Gotthelf( )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an informative introduction and a brief biography of the Russian émigrée who went on to celebrate and defend her vision of the American way of life, each chapter of this Companion focuses on a different aspect of the philosophy she developed, or on a selection of her writings. Several chapters tackle her views on ethics and the metaphysical and epistemological foundations of her philosophy. Others examine Rand's thoughts on political theory, her approach to literature (as both theorist and author), and her acute analysis of contemporary events. Taken together, the chapters provide insight into Rand's distinctive worldview, offering a holistic approach to her body of work in relation to the fields she influenced. This publication provides a thorough, scholarly grounding in Rand's varied and highly original work, offering the most wide-ranging and up-to-date survey available. -- from back cover
Philosophical issues in Aristotle's biology by Allan Gotthelf( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle's biological works - constituting over 25% of his surviving corpus and for centuries largely unstudied by philosophically oriented scholars - have been the subject of an increasing amount of attention of late. This collection brings together some of the best work that has been done in this area, with the aim of exhibiting the contribution that close study of these treatises can make to the understanding of Aristotle's philosophy. The book is divided into four parts, each with an introduction which places its essays in relation to each other and to the wider issues of the book as a whole. The first part is an overview of the relationship of Aristotle's biology to his philosophy; the other three each concentrate on a set of issues central to Aristotelian study - definition and demonstration; teleology and necessity in nature; and metaph themes such as the unity of matter and form and the nature of substance
Aristotle on nature and living things : philosophical and historical studies : presented to David M. Balme on his seventieth birthday by Allan Gotthelf( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Ayn Rand by Allan Gotthelf( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the philosophical thoughts of Ayn Rand with overviews of her life and intellectual development, then covers her objectivist epistemology, giving attention to both her theory of perception and to her original theory of concepts. Other subjects covered include objectivist ethics, Rand's moral theory and politics, and her aesthetics
The virtue of selfishness : a new concept of egoism by Ayn Rand( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sets forth the moral principles of objectivism, the philosophy that holds men's life as the standard of moral values and regards altruism as incompatible with man's nature and a free society
History of animals by Aristotle( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In History of Animals Aristotle analyzes "differences"--In parts, activities, modes of life, and character -- across the animal kingdom, in preparation for establishing their causes, which are the concern of his other zoological works. Over 500 species of animals are considered: shellfish, insects, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals -- including human beings. In books I-IV Aristotle gives a comparative survey of internal and external body parts, including tissues and fluids and of sense faculties and voice. Books V-VI study reproductive methods, breeding habits, and embryogenesis as well as some secondary sex differences. In Books VII-IX, Aristotle examines differences among animals in feeding; in habitat, hibernation, migration; in enmities and sociability; in disposition (including differences related to gender) and intelligence. Here too he describes the human reproductive system, conception, pregnancy, and obstetrics. Book X establishes the female's contribution to generation
Historia animalium by Aristotle( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia animalium : in three volumes by Aristotle( Book )

in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of animals by Aristotle( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In History of Animals Aristotle analyzes "differences"--In parts, activities, modes of life, and character-across the animal kingdom, in preparation for establishing their causes, which are the concern of his other zoological works. Over 500 species of animals are considered: shellfish, insects, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals-including human beings. In Books I-IV Aristotle gives a comparative survey of internal and external body parts, including tissues and fluids, and of sense faculties and voice. Books V-VI study reproductive methods, breeding habits, and embryogenesis as well as some secondary sex differences. In Books VII-IX, Aristotle examines differences among animals in feeding; in habitat, hibernation, migration; in enmities and sociability; in disposition (including differences related to gender) and intelligence. Here too he describes the human reproductive system, conception, pregnancy, and obstetrics. Book X establishes the female's contribution to generation. The Loeb edition of History of Animals is in three volumes. A full index to all ten books is included in the third (Volume XI of the Aristotle edition)
History of animals by Aristotle( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia animalium by Aristotle( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1993 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly all the works Aristotle (384-322 BCE) prepared for publication are lost; the priceless ones extant are lecture-materials, notes, and memoranda (some are spurious). They can be categorized as practical; logical; physical; metaphysical; on art; other; fragments
History of animals by Aristóteles( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and Multiple languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electronic text of Aristotle's work
Partibus Animalium I and De Generatione Animalium I, De : With Passages from II. 1-3 by D. M Balme( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "De Partibus Animalium I", Aristotle sets out his philosophy of biology, discussing cause, necessity, soul, genus, and species, definition by logical division, and general methodology. In "De Generatione Animalium I", he applies his hylomorphic philosophy to the problem of animal reproduction. The translation is close, and includes passages from "De Generatione Animalium II" which complete Aristotle's theory of reproduction. The notes interpret Aristotle's arguments and discuss his views on major issues such as natural teleology. The original edition was published in 1972
Aristotle by Aristoteles( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Greek, Ancient and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being, nature, and life in Aristotle : essays in honor of Allan Gotthelf by James G Lennox( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume of essays explores major connected themes in Aristotle's metaphysics, philosophy of nature, and ethics, especially themes related to essence, definition, teleology, activity, potentiality, and the highest good. The volume is united by the belief that all aspects of Aristotle's work need to be studied together if any one of the areas of thought is to be fully understood. Many of the papers were contributions to a conference at the University of Pittsburgh entitled 'Being, Nature, and Life in Aristotle', to honor Professor Allan Gotthelf's many contributions to the field of ancient philosophy; a few are contributions from those who were invited but could not attend. The contributors, all longstanding friends of Professor Gotthelf, are among the most accomplished scholars in the field of ancient philosophy today"--
 
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Metaethics, egoism, and virtue : studies in Ayn Rand's normative theoryAristotle's De partibus animalium I ; and, De generatione animalium I (with passages from II. 1-3)Philosophical issues in Aristotle's biologyOn Ayn RandThe virtue of selfishness : a new concept of egoismHistory of animalsHistoria animaliumHistoria animalium : in three volumes
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Allan Gotthelf American philosopher

Allan Gotthelf Amerikaans filosoof (1942-2013)

Allan Gotthelf filòsof estatunidenc

Allan Gotthelf filósofo estadounidense

Allan Gotthelf filosofo statunitense

Gotthelf, A.

Gotthelf, Allan

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