Aristotle (384-322 BC)
Student of Plato for twenty years  
Tutored Alexander the Great at the Macedonian court (342-339 BC)
Opened a school in the Athenian Lyceum (335 BC)

Politics & Economics - 1496 1st edition of Latin printing
Ethics - 1496 1st edition of Latin printing

The first modern Latin editions of Ethics and Politics and Economics are shown below.  The first selections are details of the treatment of leading capitals, the last row contains the first pages of the selections without covers.



  Detail of leading capital shown above
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Further Resources:

General introduction to Aristotle from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

General introduction
to Aristotle from The School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St. Andrews

Wikipedia article on Aristotle

List of works by Aristotle with links to full text from M.I.T.

Aristotelian Metaphysics by S. Marc Cohen at the University of Washington

Aristotle's Rhetoric with searchable text, prepared by Lee Honeycutt

Quotations attributed to Aristotle from Quotation Reference

 (c) Marilyn Shea, 2005, 2006