These volumes form part of the large international Theophrastus project started by Brill in 1992 and edited by W.W. Fortenbaugh, R.W. Sharples and D. Gutas. Together with volumes comprising the texts and translations, the commentary volumes provide a new generation of classicists with an up-to-date collection of the fragments and testimonia relating to Theophrastus (c. 370-288/5 B.C), Aristotle's pupil and successor as head of the Lyceum.
Theophrastus of Eresus
Sources for His Life, Writings, Thought and Influence
William W. Fortenbaugh, with Contributions on the Arabic Material by Dimitri Gutas
Commenting on recently collected sources for Theophrastus' ethical views, this work relates Theophrastean doctrine to that of Aristotle and the rival Stoics. The focus is on topics like virtue and happiness, manners and moral virtues, innate character and the relation of animals to humans.
Simultaneous critical editions based on all available evidence, with an introduction, English translations, and commentaries of the Greek text and a medieval Arabic translation of Theophrastus’s On First Principles (“metaphysics”), together with a methodological excursus on Graeco-Arabic ...
Pamela Huby, with contributions on the Arabic material by Dimitri Gutas
As part of Project Theophrastus this volume covers the material related to Theophrastus’ work on logic. As Aristotle’s pupil, he largely followed his master, but made important changes in modal logic, and some of his innovations passed into medieval logic.
William W. Fortenbaugh
This volume comments on the sources for understanding Theophrastus' contributions to rhetorical and poetic theory. The ancient sources themselves, the known titles of Theophrastean works, and the various reports concerning his doctrines are all considered.
Edited by William W. Fortenbaugh, Robert W. Sharples and Michael G. Sollenberger
Three treatises on human physiology by Artistotle's pupil Theophrastus are newly edited and translated. A commentary accompanies each treatise, as do indices of words and subjects. Thre treatises relate to the medical and philosophical literature of the period.
Edited by R.W. Sharples
This volume relates to natural philosophy apart from the study of living things. Topics covered include the principles of scientific inquiry, place, time, motion, the heavens, the sublunary world, meteorology and the study of materials.
The first of the projected volumes of commentary to accompany the texts and translations in Theophrastus of Eresus: Sources for his Life, Writings, Thought and Influence, edited by W.W. Fortenbaugh and others ("FHSG"; Leiden, Brill, 1992).
Edited and Translated by William W. Fortenbaugh, Pamela M. Huby, Robert W. Sharples (Greek and Latin) and Dimitri Gutas (Arabic)
A two-volume collection of the fragments and testimonia relating to Theophratus (c. 270-288/5 B.C.), presenting the texts, critical apparatus and English translation.
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