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Author QuotedAristotle
Title Quotedworks of Aristotle / Aristotle ; transl. into English under the editorship of W.D. Ross
Date (Year/Month/Day)1940/01/14
ImprintOxford : Clarendon Press. 1908-52
QuotationI guess if I want to I can work this down to the old familiar (to me) dilemma of Plato and Aristotle-which one looks at things from the right end. This dilemma can never mean anything to me until I read both Plato and Aristotle. I have never read either-except the Poetics and De Memoria of Aristotle and parts of The Republic and the Ion!
Quotation SourceRun to the mountain: The Story of a Vocation. The journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 1, 1939-1941.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1995, p. 138
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