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As we see that every city is a society, and every society is established for some good purpose; for an apparent good is the spring of all human actions.
As we see that every city is a society, and every society is established for some good purpose; for an apparent good is the spring of all human actions; it is evident that this is the principle upon which they are every one founded, and this is more especially true of that which has for its object the best possible, and is itself the most excellent, and comprehends all the rest
It is the translation by William Ellis that was originally published in 1912. Overall, this book is a good read for anyone interested in politics. I am attracted to folks who can explain complex ideas simply and Aristotle seems able to do that.
It is the translation by William Ellis that was originally published in 1912. The work itself is very interesting. Several principles he covers are valid today and one can learn much from his thoughts.
Aristotle's Politics is divided into eight books which are each further divided into chapters. Politics, full text by Project Gutenberg, trans. English translation at Perseus Digital Library, translation by Harris Rackham. Australian copy, trans. Citations of this work, as with the rest of the works of Aristotle, are often made by referring to the Bekker section numbers. Politics spans the Bekker sections 1252a to 1342b.
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A touchstone in Western debates about society and government, the Politics is Aristotle's classic work on the nature of political community. Here, he discusses the merits and defects of various regimes or ways of organizing political community - democracy in particular - and in the process examines such subjects as slavery, economics, the family, citizenship, justice, and revolution. Abstract: A touchstone in Western debates about society and government, the Politics is Aristotle's classic work on the nature of political community.
Politics (Aristotle). Aristotle's Politics is divided into eight books which are each further divided into chapters.
First, let us consider what is the purpose of a state, and how many forms of government there are by which human society is regulated. We have already said, in the first part of this treatise, when discussing household management and the rule of a master, that man is by nature a political animal. And therefore, men, even when they do not require one another's help, desire to live together; not but that they are also brought together by their common interests in proportion as they severally attain to any measure of well-being.
The Politics of Aristotle. A Treatise on Government. There's no description for this book yet. Published May 30, 2005 by Kessinger Publishing.
The Politics of Aristotle is the second part of a treatise of which the Ethics is the first part. For Aristotle did not separate, as we are inclined to do, the spheres of the statesman and the moralist. Translated by William Ellis. en the legislator and the craftsman on which Plato insists, breaks down because the legislator is dealing with men like himself, men who can to some extent conceive their own end in life and cannot be treated merely as means to the end of the legislator.