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Tredennick, Hugh

Overview
Works: 142 works in 765 publications in 5 languages and 9,095 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Commentaries 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, tra, Commentator, Contributor
Classifications: B430.A5, 110
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Most widely held works by Hugh Tredennick
The last days of Socrates by Plato( Book )

103 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,661 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
The Metaphysics by Aristotle( Book )

71 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,270 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."--Publisher description
Nicomachean ethics by Aristotle( Book )

31 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 1,023 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
Posterior analytics by Aristotle( Book )

100 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,012 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 categories ; On interpretation by Aristotle( Book )

53 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 668 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 )

in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metaphysics by Aristotle( Book )

89 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 301 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
The metaphysics : books I-IX by Aristotle( Book )

57 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 271 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 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Organon by Aristotle( Book )

19 editions published between 1938 and 1962 in 4 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Logical works of Aristotle translated into Latin from the Greek by Ioannes Argyropoulos including De interpretatione, Prior analytics, and Posterior analytics
The last days of Socrates : Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo by Plato( Book )

13 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato's account of Socrates' trial and death (399 BCE) is one of the most significant moments in western literature and philosophy. In these four works Plato illustrates Socrates' fundamental belief in the necessity for us to èxamine ourselves and others', portraying the man himself living and dying by his philosophy. In Euthyphro, Socrates debates the nature of pìety'; in Apology, he defends himself in court against the charge of impiety; in Crito, now in prison and awaiting execution, he considers whether escape can be justified; finally, in Phaedo, he reflects on the ethics of suicide, describes his intellectual history, and mounts a series of arguments for supposing that we continue to exist as intelligent beings after death. Then, after a magnificent description of the earth and its regions, he drinks the hemlock and dies
The Organon by Aristotle( Book )

4 editions published in 1949 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metaphysics by Aristotle( Book )

12 editions published between 1933 and 1990 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 categories ; On interpretation, Prior analytics by Aristotle( Book )

32 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 65 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 categories of interpretation by Aristotle( Book )

3 editions published between 1938 and 1996 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations of Socrates by Xenophon( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 34 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
Ethics by Mel Thompson( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Do you need an introduction to the main ethical theories? Would you like to understand current ethical issues? Do you want to develop your own moral awareness? From altruism to utilitarianism and Nietzsche to Marx, Ethics is a jargon-free introduction to key ethical theories and thinkers. It covers both the contribution of the major world religions to this fascinating subject as well as clear, thought-provoking discussions of applied ethics. The contemporary examples and issues in this latest edition ensure that this book challenges and engages you. Why not try, Philosophy, Psychology, Globalization, Philosophy of Mind, or visit www.books.mcgraw-hill.com? Book jacket."--Jacket
Aristotle. the metaphysics : books I - IX by Aristotle( Book )

8 editions published between 1933 and 1980 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected dialogues of Plato, including the letters by Plato( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 21 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
[Catégories] by Aristotle( Book )

6 editions published between 1938 and 1973 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The MetaphysicsThe metaphysics : books I-IXMetaphysicsAristotle. the metaphysics : books I - IX
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Tredennick, Hugh, 1899-1982

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The MetaphysicsNicomachean ethicsPosterior analyticsThe categories ; On interpretationMetaphysicsThe metaphysics : books I-IXMetaphysicsThe categories ; On interpretation, Prior analytics