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Hett, W. S. (Walter Stanley)

Overview
Works: 76 works in 497 publications in 5 languages and 4,818 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PA3612.A8, 888.5
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Most widely held works by W. S Hett
Problems by Aristotle( Book )

107 editions published between 1926 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Minor works by Aristotle( Book )

93 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"ARISTOTLE, great Greek Philosopher, researcher, reasoner, and writer, born at Stagirus in 384 B.C., was the son of a medical doctor Nicomachus and Phaestis. He studied uner Plato at Athens and taught there 367-347; spent three years at the court of a former pupil Hermeias in Asia Minor and married Pythias a relation of his; after some time at Mitylene, in 343-2 he was appointed by King Philip of Macedon to be a tutor of his teen-aged son Alexander, and had other pupils. After Philip's death in 336, Aristotle became head of his own school (of 'Peripatetics'), the Lyceum at Athens. Because of anti-Macedonian feeling there after Alexander's death in 323, he withdrew to Chalcis in Euboea and died there in 322. Nearly all the works he prepared for publication are lost, the priceless ones extant being lecture-materials, notes, and memoranda (some are spurious). I Practical. Nicomachean Ethics; Great Ethics (Magna Moralia); Eudemian Ethics; Politics; Economics (on the good of the family); On virtues and Vices; II Logical. Categories; Analytics (Prior and Posterior): Interpretation; Refutations used by Sophists; Topica. III Physical. Twenty six works (some suspedt) including astronomy, generation and destruction, the senses, memory, sleep, dreams, life, facts about animals, etc. IV Metaphysics on being as being. V Art Rhetoric and Poetic. VI Other works including the Constitution of Athens; more works also doubtful authorship. VII Fragments of various works such as dialogues on philosophy and literature; and of treatises on rhetoric, politics and metaphysics. -- Jacket
On the soul ; Parva naturalia ; On breath by Aristotle( Book )

86 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aristotle, great Greek philosopher, researcher, reasoner, and writer, born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, was the son of Nicomachus, a physician, and Phaestis. He studied under Plato at Athens and taught there (367-347); subsequently he spent three years at the court of a former pupil, Hermeias, in Asia Minor and at this time married Pythias, one of Hermeias's relations. After some time at Mitylene, in 343-2 he was appointed by King Philip of Macedon to be tutor of his teen-aged son Alexander. After Philip's death in 336, Aristotle became head of his own school (of Peripatetics), the Lyceum at Athens. Because of anti-Macedonian feeling there after Alexander's death in 323, he withdrew to Chalcis in Euboea, where he died in 322. Nearly all the works Aristotle prepared for publication are lost; the priceless ones extant are lecture-materials, notes, and memoranda (some are spurious). They can be categorized as follows: I Practical: Nicomachean Ethics; Great Ethics (Magna Moralia); Eudemian Ethics; Politics; Economics (on the good of the family); On Virtues and Vices. II Logical: Categories; Analytics (Prior and Posterior); Interpretation; Refutations used by Sophists; Topica. III Physical: Twenty-six works (some suspect) including astronomy, generation and destruction, the senses, memory, sleep, dreams, life, facts about animals, etc. IV Metaphysics: on being as being. V Art: Rhetoric and Poetics. VI Other works including the Constitution of Athens; more works also of doubtful authorship. VII Fragments of various works such as dialogues on philosophy and literature; and of treatises on rhetoric, politics and metaphysics."--Jacket
Aristotle in twenty-three volumes by Aristoteles( Book )

38 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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On the soul; Parva naturalia; On breath by Aristoteles( Book )

19 editions published between 1935 and 2000 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek and English parallel text
A Latin vita of Alexander the Great by Quintus Curtius Rufus( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in Latin and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems. Rhetorica ad Alexandrum by Aristotle( Book )

19 editions published between 1194 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle by Aristoteles( Book )

16 editions published between 1936 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems by Aristotle( Book )

16 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Problems is an accretion of multiple authorship over several centuries, it offers a fascinating technical view of Peripatetic method and thought
Alexander the Great, drawn mostly from Q. Curtius' Life of Alexander by Quintus Curtius Rufus( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems. With an English translation by W. S. Hett. [Rhetorica ad Alexandrum. With an English translation by H. Rackham by Aristotle( Book )

3 editions published between 1936 and 1957 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De anima = On the soul by Aristotle( Book )

6 editions published between 1935 and 1975 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une introduction de 70 pages et une bibliographie de près de trente pages accompagnent la traduction française de l'oeuvre d'Aristote
A short history of Greece to the death of Alexander the Great by W. S Hett( Book )

3 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems : books I - XXI by Aristotle( Book )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2000 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems 2 : Books XXII - XXXVIII by Aristoteles( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1983 in Multiple languages and Greek, Ancient and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle's Ethics for English readers by Aristotle( Book )

2 editions published between 1957 and 1986 in Multiple languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aristotle, great Greek philosopher, researcher, reasoner, and writer, born at Stagirus in 384 BC, was the son a physician. He studied under Plato at Athens and taught there (367-347); subsequently he spent three years at the court of a former pupil, Hermeias, in Asia Minor. After some time at Mitylene, in 343-2 he was appointed by King Philip of Macedon to be tutor of his teen-aged son Alexander. After Philip's death in 336, Aristotle became head of his own school (of Peripatetics), the Lyceum at Athens. Because of anti-Macedonian feeling there after Alexander's death in 323, he withdrew to Chalcis in Euboea, where he died in 322. Nearly all the works Aristotle prepared for publication are lost; the priceless ones extant are lecture-materials, notes, and memoranda (some are spurious). They can be categorized as follows: I Practical: Nicomachean Ethics; Great Ethics (Magna Moralia); Eudemian Ethics; Politics; Economics (on the good of the family); On Virtues and Vices. II Logical: Categories; Analytics (Prior and Posterior); Interpretation; Refutations used by Sophists; Topica. III Physical: Twenty-six works (some suspect) including astronomy, generation and destruction, the senses, memory, sleep, dreams, life, facts about animals, etc. IV Metaphysics: on being as being. V Art: Rhetoric and Poetics. VI Other works including the Constitution of Athens; more works also of doubtful authorship. VII Fragments of various works such as dialogues on philosophy and literature; and of treatises on rhetoric, politics and metaphysics."--Jacket
Problems II, books XXII-XXXVIII by Aristotle( Book )

4 editions published between 1937 and 1965 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the soul ; Parva naturalia by 384-322 B. C Aristotle( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems. Rhetorica ad Alexandrum / Aristotle ; with an english translation by H. Rackham by Aristotle( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minor works by Aristotle( Book )

3 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 3 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. Aristotle, great Greek philosopher, researcher, reasoner, and writer, born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, was the son of Nicomachus, a physician, and Phaestis. He studied under Plato at Athens and taught there (367-47); subsequently he spent three years at the court of a former pupil, Hermeias, in Asia Minor and at this time married Pythias, one of Hermeias's relations. After some time at Mitylene, in 343-2 he was appointed by King Philip of Macedon to be tutor of his teen-aged son Alexander. After Philip's death in 336, Aristotle became head of his own school (of "Peripatetics"), the Lyceum at Athens. Because of anti-Macedonian feeling there after Alexander's death in 323, he withdrew to Chalcis in Euboea, where he died in 322. Nearly all the works Aristotle prepared for publication are lost; the priceless ones extant are lecture-materials, notes, and memoranda (some are spurious). They can be categorized as follows:I. Practical: Nicomachean Ethics; Great Ethics (Magna Moralia); Eudemian Ethics; Politics; Oeconomica (on the good of the family); Virtues and Vices. II. Logical: Categories; On Interpretation; Analytics (Prior and Posterior); On Sophistical Refutations; Topica. III. Physical: Twenty-six works (some suspect) including astronomy, generation and destruction, the senses, memory, sleep, dreams, life, facts about animals, etc. IV. Metaphysics: on being as being. V. On Art: Art of Rhetoric and Poetics. VI. Other works including the Athenian Constitution; more works also of doubtful authorship. VII. Fragments of various works such as dialogues on philosophy and literature; and of treatises on rhetoric, politics and metaphysics. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Aristotle is in twenty-three volumes
 
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Minor worksOn the soul ; Parva naturalia ; On breathAristotle in twenty-three volumesA Latin vita of Alexander the GreatProblems. Rhetorica ad AlexandrumAristotleProblemsProblems : books I - XXI