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The Holy Roman Empire

The Holy Roman Empire – James Bryce Bryce approached the subject of the Holy Roman Empire from only one angle, but that a very important one. What interested him was to trace the history of the imperial idea from the … Weiterlesen

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The Consolation of Philosophy of Boethius

The Consolation of Philosophy of Boethius – Boethius Boethius‘ best-known work is the „Consolations of Philosophy“ written during his imprisonment — „by far the most interesting example of prison literature the world has ever seen.“ It is a dialogue between … Weiterlesen

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The Art of War

The Art of War – Sun Tzu “The Art of War” is widely known as the masterpiece of the Chinese general and philosopher Sun Tzu. The book is a highly acclaimed tutorial for managing conflicts and winning battles, not only … Weiterlesen

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Meteorology

Meteorology – Aristotle Meteorology is an essential part of the Corpus Aristotelicum and belongs to the section of Physics. The treatise is divided into four books and covers subjects like the four elements, the atmosphere, geology, hydrography and more. Meteorology. … Weiterlesen

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Politics

Politics – Aristotle Politics is Aristotle’s most known work on political philosophy. The treatise is the logical sequel to the Nicomachean Ethics, as both works deal with the „philosophy of human affairs.“ The whole treatise consists of eight books and … Weiterlesen

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The Nicomachean Ethics

The Nicomachean Ethics – Aristotle The Nicomachean Ethics is Aristotle’s best-known work on this subject. It consists of ten books and is based on notes from his lectures at the Lyceum. The theme of the work is the Socratic question … Weiterlesen

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The Constitution of Athens

The Constitution of Athens – Aristotle The Constitution of Athens is a thorough description of the political system of that ancient state. The treatise was composed between 330 and 322 BC and consists of two parts. The first part deals … Weiterlesen

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The Organon

The Organon – Aristotle The Organon is another name for the standard collection of Aristotle’s six works on logic. They still belong to the most significant works on this subject and were highly influential throughout history for many philosophical tendencies, … Weiterlesen

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