From Russell, read the chapters on Aristotle’s Metaphysics, Ethics, and especially Logic (the chapters on Politics, Physics, and Greek Mathematics are optional). Formal Logic is one of Aristotle’s greatest contributions to Western Philosophy; it’s especially important given that we’re also studying Buddhist Dialectic.
Further required reading is Stanford’s entry on Aristotelian logic:
Also listen in to the History of Philosophy without any Gaps two-parter on Aristotle, episodes 35-36:
- History of Phil (w/o gaps) — e35 — The Philosopher’s Toolkit: Aristotle’s Logical Works
- History of Phil (w/o gaps) — e36 — A Principled Stand: Aristotle’s Epistemology
And, if you have time, this one is good, too:
The presentation of the lecture is here: