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The Best Aristotle Books  

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List of Aristotle's greatest works, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. One of the greatest thinkers and philosophers of all time, Aristotle's works are classics that have been studied for hundreds of years. He studied at Plato's Academy as a young man and his writings make up the first comprehensive Western philosophy. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite works below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Aristotle who want to know which writings they should start reading first. With memorable themes and excellent teachings, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

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Nicomachean Ethics is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
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Metaphysics is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
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Politics is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
Aristotle, Trevor J Saunders, Richard Kraut
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Topics - Aristotle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
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Rhetoric is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
Aristotle
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Poetics is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
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On the Heavens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
Aristotle
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On Generation and Corruption is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
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De anima is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
Aristotle, Christopher Shields
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Physics, or Natural Hearing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
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On sophistical refutations is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
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On Sense and the Sensible is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
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Prior Analytics and Posterior ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
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Athenian constitution is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Aristotle Books
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The complete works of Aristotl... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Aristotle Books