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Tredennick, Hugh

Overview
Works: 172 works in 840 publications in 6 languages and 9,275 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Trials, litigation, etc  Trial and arbitral proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Art  Commentaries 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, tra, Commentator, Contributor
Classifications: B430.A5, 171.3
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Most widely held works by Hugh Tredennick
The last days of Socrates by Plato( Book )

119 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socrates spent a lifetime analysing ethical issues, and the Euthyphro finds him outside the court-house, still debating the nature of piety with an arrogant acquaintance. The Apology is both a robust rebuttal to the charges of impiety and corrupting young minds and a definitive defence of the philosopher's life. Later, condemned and imprisoned in the Crito, Socrates counters the arguments of friends urging him to escape. And finally, in the Phaedo, Plato shows him calmly confident in the face of death, skilfully arguing the case for the immortality of the soul. Such works, as Harold Tarrant explains in his fine introduction to this revised edition, are no longer regarded by scholars as direct transcriptions of real events; their power to move us - and to challenge our moral assumptions - remains undiminished
Metaphysics by Aristotle( Book )

63 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,335 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."--Publisher description
Posterior analytics by Aristotle( Book )

94 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,164 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
Nicomachean ethics by Aristotle( Book )

37 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 1,024 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 categories ; On interpretation by Aristotle( Book )

40 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 785 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
The Organon by Aristotle( Book )

31 editions published between 1938 and 1962 in 4 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metaphysics by Aristotle( Book )

68 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 276 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."--Publisher description
The metaphysics : books I-IX by Aristotle( Book )

63 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 270 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
Memoirs of Socrates and the Symposium (The dinner party) by Xenophon( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The categories ; On interpretation, Prior analytics by Aristotle( Book )

23 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 74 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
The metaphysics by Aristoteles( Book )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The metaphysics by Aristotle( Book )

in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The categories of interpretation by Aristotle( Book )

3 editions published between 1938 and 1996 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle : in twenty-three volumes by Aristoteles( Book )

17 editions published between 1935 and 1990 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Metaphysics by Aristoteles( Book )

6 editions published between 1936 and 1996 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 30 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."--Publisher description
Conversations of Socrates by Xenophon( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xenophon is less speculative than Plato and applies Socratic principles more to everyday life: by reading his book, we not only learn about Socrates and his philosophy but also gain fascinating insights into the daily life of ancient Greece and into the religious, political and moral views of a certain type of Athenian
Aristotle : in twenty-three volumes by Aristotle( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ethics of Aristotle is one half of a single treatise of which his Politics is the other half. Both deal with one and the same subject. This subject is what Aristotle calls in one place the 'philosophy of human affairs;' but more frequently Political or Social Science. In the two works taken together we have their author's whole theory of human conduct or practical activity, that is, of all human activity which is not directed merely to knowledge or truth. The two parts of this treatise are mutually complementary, but in a literary sense each is independent and self-contained
Posterior analytics ; Topica by Aristoteles( )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and Multiple languages and held by 20 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
The collected dialogues of Plato, including the letters by Plato( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socrates' defense (Apology) / translated by Hugh Tredennick -- Crito / translated by Hugh Tredennick -- Phaedo / translated by Hugh Tredennick -- Charmides / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Laches / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Lysis / translated by J. Wright -- Euthyphro / translated by Lane Cooper -- Menexenus / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Lesser Hippias / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Ion / translated by Lane Cooper -- Gorgias / translated by W.D. Woodhead -- Protagoras / translated by W.K.C. Guthrie -- Meno / translated by W.K.C. Guthrie -- Euthydemus / translated by W.H.D. Rouse -- Cratylus / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Phaedrus / translated by R. Hackforth -- Symposium / translated by Michael Joyce -- Republic / translated by Paul Shorey -- Theaetetus / translated by F.M. Cornford -- Parmenides / translated by F.M. Cornford -- Sophist / translated by F.M. Cornford -- Statesman / translated by J.B. Skemp -- Philebus / translated by R. Hackforth -- Timaeus / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Critias / translated by A.E. Taylor -- Laws / translated by A.E. Taylor -- Epinomis / translated by A.E. Taylor -- Greater Hippias / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Letters / translated by L.A. Post
 
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Metaphysics The metaphysics : books I-IX The metaphysics The metaphysics The Metaphysics
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MetaphysicsPosterior analyticsNicomachean ethicsThe categories ; On interpretationMetaphysicsThe metaphysics : books I-IXThe categories ; On interpretation, Prior analyticsThe metaphysics
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Tredennick, Hugh, 1899-1982

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