Protrepticus is the title of a work by Aristotle that survives only in fragments. Since the 19th century, when inquiry was initiated by Jakob Bernays (1863), several scholars have attempted to reconstruct the work. Attempted reconstructions include:
- A 1961 book by Ingemar Düring
- A 1964 book by Anton-Hermann Chroust
||What more accurate standard or measure of good things do we have than the Sage?
- ^ Anton-Hermann Chroust (1965). "A brief account of the reconstruction of Aristotle's Protrepticus". Classical Philology (The University of Chicago Press) 60 (4): 229–239. ISSN 0009-837X.
- ^ Düring, Ingemar; Aristotle (1961). Aristotle's Protrepticus: An attempt at reconstruction. Göteborg, Sweden: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis.
- ^ Chroust, Anton-Hermann; Aristotle (1964). Protrepticus: A reconstruction. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.
- ^ Quotation from Aristotle's Protrepticus, given on page 147 of Hadot, Pierre; Arnold I. Davidson (1995). Philosophy as a way of life: Spiritual exercises from Socrates to Foucault. Malden, MA: Blackwell. ISBN 0-631-18033-8.
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