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HENRY JACKSON (CLASSICIST), GREEK PHILOSOPHY, ARISTOTLE'S ETHICS, PHILOLOGY, CAMBRIDGE

$95.00

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ONE OF HIS MAIN AREAS OF STUDY WAS GREEK PHILOSOPHY AND HIS IMPORTANT WORK WAS IN TRANSLATING AND COMMENTING ON ARISTOTLE’S ETHICS AND IN HIS LECTURES AND HIS ABILITY TO TRAIN THE NEXT GENERATION OF CLASSICAL SCHOLARS. HERE HIS HANDWRITTEN QUOTE MENTIONS PLATO AND SOCRATES.

HENRY JACKSON (CLASSICIST) (1839-1921) LATIN QUOTE SIGNED, “Henry Jackson, 15 August 1916”, on a card 4.25 x 2.5, by the English classicist who served as Regius Professor of Greek at the University of Cambridge and was one of the editors of the Journal of Philology. He was actively involved in university reform and an advocate for admission of women for university education. He published a series of articles on “Plato’s Later Theory of Ideas” and texts on the history of Greek philosophy. His handwritten Latin quote, in full: “Plato is the friend of Socrates, the truth is the friend”. The card is in fine condition, with two small ink smudges and minor age toning.

$95   #12724