Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle

Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle

Translated by Muhsin Mahdi
Foreword by Charles Butterworth, Thomas L. Pangle
This long-awaited reissue of the 1969 Cornell edition of Alfarabi's Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle contains Muhsin Mahdi's substantial original introduction and a new foreword by Charles E. Butterworth and Thomas L. Pangle. The three parts of the book, "Attainment of Happiness," "Philosophy of Plato," and "Philosophy of Aristotle," provide a philosophical foundation for Alfarabi's political works.

Alfarabi



The Political Writings
"Political Regime" and "Summary of Plato's Laws"
Alfarabi
In this second volume of new translations of Alfarabi's political writings, Charles E. Butterworth presents translations of the Arabic philosopher’s political and legal thinking.



The Political Writings
"Selected Aphorisms" and Other Texts
Alfarabi
This volume presents four of Alfarabi's most important texts, making his political thought available to classicists, medievalists, and scholars of religion and Byzantine and Middle Eastern studies.











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The Forest of Symbols
Aspects of Ndembu Ritual
Victor Turner

Series

Agora Editions

Subjects

Interdisciplinary Studies : Classics
History : History / Africa and the Middle East
Philosophy : Philosophy / General

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