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The Ethics of Aristotle: The Nicomachean Ethics

by Hugh Tredennick J. A. K. Thomson

The system which Aristotle expounds and advocates in the Nicomachean Ethics stands as one of the most celebrated and influential of moral philosophies. Since its construction in the fourth century B.C. it has had a profound and lasting effect: by later philosophers it has been fervently embraced and critically rejected, but never coldly ignored; and in certain crucial respects it has helped to shape and mould the common moral consciousness.

The Last Days of Socrates

by Plato Hugh Tredennick

The trial and condemnation of Socrates (469-399 BC) on charges of heresy and corrupting the minds of the young, forms a tragic episode in the history of Athens.

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