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The Basic Works of Aristotle by Richard McKeon


Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+, Slipcase: Very Good. 1941. Random House. 33rd printing.

Edited and with an introduction by Richard McKeon, Dean of the Division of the Humanities, University of Chicago.

Preserved by Arabic mathematicians and canonized by Christian scholars, Aristotle’s works have shaped Western thought, science, and religion for nearly two thousand years. Richard McKeon’s The Basic Works of Aristotle— has long been considered the best available one-volume Aristotle. This edition includes selections from the Organon, On the Heavens, The Short Physical Treatises, Rhetoric, among others, and On the Soul, On Generation and Corruption, Physics, Metaphysics, Nicomachean Ethics, Politics, and Poetics in their entirety.