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Easton Press, Greek Classics "The Complete Works of Aristotle and Plato" Leather Bound Collector's Edition, Limited Edition, 9 Vols.
Easton Press, Greek Classics "The Complete Works of Aristotle and Plato" 9 Volume Matching Set


 
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Eight of the volumes are in VERY FINE condition and one is Very Near Fine. Read description for full details. Each Very Fine volumes is of the highest quality without any discernible flaws. Sharp corners all around and a square spine. Unread books without any marks, writing, or stamps. Square and tight spines.

  $1,395.00
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Edition: Easton Press
Binding: Full genuine leather
Illustrator: Limited Edition
Dimensions: 5.3" x 1.2" x 8"


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Product Code: 44-125

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The greatest Greek classics in today's highly acclaimed translations, luxuriously bound in full premium leather.


Easton Press, 2001. "Plato and Aristotle: Complete Works". A complete set of each, matching 9 volume leather bound set of The Greek Classics. Full genuine leather. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. This collection is luxuriously bound in black leather with gold stamping. A beautiful set of the greatest philosophers of ancient Greece and arguably of all the western philosophy. A rare find of this publication set.

Plato set -
Edited, with Introduction and Notes by John M. Cooper Associate
Editor: D.S. Hutchinson.

Aristotle set -
Revised Oxford Translation. Edited by Jonathan Barnes.
Edited by Jonathan Barnes.

List of volumes in this shipment:

"Aristotle: Complete Works" Vol I [Very Fine]
"Aristotle: Complete Works" Vol II [Very Fine]
"Aristotle: Complete Works" Vol III [Very Fine]
"Aristotle: Complete Works" Vol IV [Very Fine]
"Aristotle: Complete Works" Vol V [Very Fine]
"Plato: Complete Works" Vol. I [Very Fine]
"Plato: Complete Works" Vol. II [Very Near Fine with some loss to gilt in one area]
"Plato: Complete Works" Vol. III [Very Fine]
"Plato: Complete Works" Vol. IV [Very Fine]





Aristotle was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidiki, in the north of Classical Greece. Along with Plato, Aristotle is considered the "Father of Western Philosophy", which inherited almost its entire lexicon from his teachings, including problems and methods of inquiry, so influencing almost all forms of knowledge.

Little is known for certain about his life. His father, Nicomachus, died when Aristotle was a child, and he was brought up by a guardian. At seventeen or eighteen years of age, he joined Plato's Academy in Athens and remained there until the age of thirty-seven (c. 347 BC). His writings cover many subjects – including physics, biology, zoology, metaphysics, logic, ethics, aesthetics, poetry, theatre, music, rhetoric, psychology, linguistics, economics, politics and government – and constitute the first comprehensive system of Western philosophy. Shortly after Plato died, Aristotle left Athens and, at the request of Philip II of Macedon, tutored Alexander the Great beginning in 343 BC.

Teaching Alexander gave Aristotle many opportunities. He established a library in the Lyceum which helped him to produce many of his hundreds of books, which were papyrus scrolls. The fact that Aristotle was a pupil of Plato contributed to his former views of Platonism, but, following Plato's death, Aristotle immersed himself in empirical studies and shifted from Platonism to empiricism. He believed all concepts and knowledge were ultimately based on perception. Aristotle's views on natural sciences represent the groundwork underlying many of his works.

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Features

Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations


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