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  • Title: Theophrastus: Characters / Herodas: Mimes / Sophron and Others: Mime Fragments
  • Author: Theophrastus Herodas Sophron Jeffrey Rusten I.C. Cunningham
  • ISBN: 9780674996038
  • Page: 326
  • Format: Hardcover

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  1. Theophrastus Herodas Sophron Jeffrey Rusten I.C. Cunningham

    Theophrastus Greek c 371 c 287 BC 1 , a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos, was the successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic school He came to Athens at a young age and initially studied in Plato s school After Plato s death, he attached himself to Aristotle Aristotle bequeathed to Theophrastus his writings and designated him as his successor at the Lyceum Theophrastus presided over the Peripatetic school for thirty six years, during which time the school flourished greatly He is often considered the father of botany for his works on plants After his death, the Athenians honoured him with a public funeral His successor as head of the school was Strato of Lampsacus.The interests of Theophrastus were wide ranging, extending from biology and physics to ethics and metaphysics His two surviving botanical works, Enquiry into Plants 2 and On the Causes of Plants, were an important influence on medieval science There are also surviving works On Moral Characters, On Sensation, On Stones, and fragments on Physics and Metaphysics In philosophy, he studied grammar and language and continued Aristotle s work on logic He also regarded space as the mere arrangement and position of bodies, time as an accident of motion, and motion as a necessary consequence of all activity In ethics, he regarded happiness as depending on external influences as well as on virtue and famously said that life is ruled by fortune, not wisdom.

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