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"One may define flattery as a base companionship which is most advantageous to the flatterer." -- Theophrastus
Theophrastus (Greek: '; c. 371 — c. 287 BC), a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos, was the successor of 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. 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 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 all written in Greek. 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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Total Books: 102
Theophrastoi Characteres Sev Notationes Morum Atticorum
2010 - Theophrastoi Characteres Sev Notationes Morum Atticorum [1799 - Latin Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781160001885
ISBN-10: 116000188X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Theophrasts Charaktere
2010 - Theophrasts Charaktere [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781144247100
ISBN-10: 1144247101
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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Theophrastou Eresiou Ta Sozomena Theophrasti Eresii Quae Supersunt Opera Et Excerpta Librorum Quatuor Tomis Comprehensa Ad Fidem Librorum Editorum Et  Plantarum Volume 5
Les Caractres Ou Les Moeurs De Ce Sicle Prcds Du Discours Sur Thophraste Suivis Du Discours  L'acadmie Franaise Publis Avec Une Notice Biographique  Analytique Et Des Notes
Theophrasts Kennzeichen Der Sitten Part 2
2010 - Theophrasts Kennzeichen Der Sitten Part 2 [1754 - German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781120940469
ISBN-10: 112094046X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Characters of Theophrastus Newly Edited and Translated by Jm Edmonds
2010 - The Characters of Theophrastus Newly Edited and Translated By Jm Edmonds (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781153461108
ISBN-10: 1153461102
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Theophrasti  Opera Qu Supersunt Omnia Gr Recens Lat Interpretatus Est F Wimmer
2010 - Theophrasti Opera Qu Supersunt Omnia Gr Recens Lat Interpretatus Est F Wimmer [Italian Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781142028671
ISBN-10: 1142028674
Genre: Nonfiction
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Ex Recognitione Friderici Wimmer
2010 - Ex Recognitione Friderici Wimmer [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781142158323
ISBN-10: 1142158322
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Theophrasti Eresii Opera Quae Supersunt Omnia
2010 - Theophrasti Eresii Opera Quae Supersunt Omnia (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781142348564
ISBN-10: 1142348563
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Les Caracteres De Theophraste Traduits Du Grec Avec Les Caracteres Ou Les Moeurs De Ce Siecle
Les Caractres Ou Les Moeurs De Ce Sicle Suivis De Catactres De Thophraste
2010 - Les Caractres Ou Les Moeurs De Ce Sicle Suivis De Catactres De Thophraste [French Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781142461171
ISBN-10: 1142461173
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Les Caractres Ou Les Moeurs De Ce Sicle Prcds Du Discours Sur Thophraste Et Suivis Du Discours  L'acadmie Franaise
Gceofrstou Haraktyres the Characters of Theophrastus an Engl Tr with Intr and Notes by RC Jebb
Les Caracteres De Theophraste Suite Des Caracteres De Ce Siecle Discours Prononc Dans L'academie Franoise Defense De M De La Bruyere  De Ses Caracteres   Par M Coste
Les Caractres De La Bruyre Suivis Des Caractres De Thophraste Volume 2
2010 - Les Caractres De La Bruyre Suivis Des Caractres De Thophraste Volume 2 [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781142928308
ISBN-10: 1142928306
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Enquiry Into Plants and Minor Works On Odors and Weather Signs Volume 2
The Characters of Theophrastus Illustrated by Physionomical Sketches
2010 - The Characters of Theophrastus Illustrated By Physionomical Sketches (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781141545681
ISBN-10: 1141545683
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Theophrasit Characteres Ethici
2010 - Theophrasit Characteres Ethici (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781141552498
ISBN-10: 1141552493
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Le Premier Texte De La Bruyre  Publ Par D Jouaust
2010 - Le Premier Texte De La Bruyre Publ Par D Jouaust [Les Caractres De Thophraste Tr. Du Gr., Avec Les Caractres Ou Les Moeurs De Ce Sicle - French Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781141616596
ISBN-10: 1141616599
Genre: Nonfiction
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Les Caractres De Thophraste Traduits Par La Bruyere
2010 - Les Caractres De Thophraste Traduits Par La Bruyere [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781141809295
ISBN-10: 114180929X
Genre: Nonfiction
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2010 - Le Premier Texte De La Bruyre [French Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - Theophrasti Characteres [1858 - Latin Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
2009 - Theophrasti Libellus De Odoribus [1556 - Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - Characteres Ethici Graece [1737 - Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - Theophrasti Characteres Ethici [1758 - Latin Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - The Characters of Theoprastus [Greek Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - Theophrast's Sitten-gemalde [1791 - Greek Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - Historia Plantarum [1842 - Latin Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2007 - Theophrastus Characters [Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1990 - De Causis Plantarum Books III-iv [Loeb Classical Library] (Hardcover)
1990 - De Causis Plantarum Books V-vi [Loeb Classical Library, Vol 475] (Hardcover)
1976 - De Causis Plantarum [Loeb Classical Library - Bks. 1 & 2] (Paperback)Hardcover
1916 - Theophrastus Enquiry Into Plants Volume I Books 1-5 [Loeb Classical Library No. 70] (Hardcover)
Enquiry Into Plants Bksi-v V 1 [Loeb Classical Library] (Hardcover)
Theophrastus' Characters [Loeb Classical Library] (Hardcover)Paperback
Metaphysique [Collection des universites de France - French Edition] (Paperback)
De Odoribus [Beitrage zur Altertumskunde - German Edition] (Hardcover)
Charakterskizzen [Dialog mit der Antike ; Bd. 2 - German Edition] (Paperback)
Los Caracteres Morales [Clasicos politicos - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Sobre Las Sensaciones Edicion Bilingue [Serie Derecho - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Algunas Cuestiones De Metafisica [Textos y documentos - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)