"Philosophy begins in wonder."
Have you ever wondered about the development of civilization? What topics were discussed in the days of ancient Greece? This collection of thoughts from Plato, Aristotle, and other masters of philosophy will lead your mind on a journey of enlightened exploration into ethics, morality, law, medicine, and more. With an introduction by a distinguished scholar of classic literature, this beautiful Canterbury Classics bonded-leather volume with gilded edges and specially designed endpapers is sure to be a favorite keepsake edition in your library.
The pieces in this edition were translated by the following contributors:
- Plato: translated by Benjamin Jowett (1817–1893).
- Aristotle’s Poetics: translated by Samuel Henry Butcher (1950–1910).
- Aristotle’s Rhetoric: translated by William Rhys Roberts (1858–1929).
- Xenophon: translated by Henry Graham Dakyns (1838–1911).
- Epictetus: translated by Elizabeth Carter (1717–1806).
- Epicurus: translated by Robert Drew Hicks (1850–1929).