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Aristotle: On Sleep

On Sleep (Greek: Περὶ ὕπνου καὶ ἐγρηγόρσεως; Latin: De somno et vigilia) is a work by Aristotle, one of the short treatises on nature or Parva Naturalia.

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Free online texts

Internet Archive: The Works of Aristotle, Vol III, translated under the editorship of W.D. Ross (1910). Parva Naturalia translated by J.I. Beare and G.R.T. Ross. Multiple formats.

Internet Archive: Aristotle's Psychology: A Treatise on the Principle of Life (De Anima and Parva Naturalia), translated by W.A. Hammond (1902). Multiple formats. ΠΕΡΙ ΥΠΝΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΕΓΡΗΓΟΡΣΕΩΣ. Greek text. HTML format.

University of Adelaide (Internet Archive): On Sleep and Sleeplessness, translated by J.I. Beare. Multiple formats.

Wikisource: On Sleep and Sleeplessness, translated by J.I. Beare. Multiple formats.

Other Resources

History of Philosophy without any gaps: Classified Information: Aristotle's Biology - podcast by philosopher Peter Adamson.

Librivox: Parva Naturalia - public domain audiobook.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Aristotle's Biology, by James Lennox.

Wikipedia: On Sleep.

The Great Conversation: Further reading at Tom's Learning Notes

Aristotle: On the Soul (De Anima).

Ancient Greek resources: Learn to read Greek classics in the original.


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