Readership: Students of classics, philosophy, literature, tragedy, criticism, drama. General readers of classical literature, philosophy, poetry.
Sir Anthony Kenny is a distinguished philosopher whose books include The Aristotelian Ethics (1978), Aristotle's Theory of the Will (1979), and Aristotle on the Perfect Life (1992). His most recent book is A New History of Western Philosophy (2010). For Oxford World's Classics he has translated Aristotle's Eudemian Ethics.
Note on the Texts and Translation
Chronology of Aristotle
Outline of the Poetics
from Plato's Republic, Books II, III, and X
from Sir Philip Sidney's Apology for Poetry
from P. B. Shelley's Defence of Poetry
from Dorothy L. Sayers's Aristotle on Detective Fiction
Note on Metre
Glossary of Key Terms