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The Politics of Aristotle

Author: Aristotle.; Peter Simpson
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aristotle.
Politics of Aristotle.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997
(DLC) 96030395
(OCoLC)35086140
Named Person: Aristotle
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aristotle.; Peter Simpson
ISBN: 0807899003 9780807899007
OCLC Number: 605931004
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xliv, 274 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Politics --
Introduction to the Politics: Nicomachean Ethics 10.9. Bk. 1. The Primacy of the City. Bk. 2. Regimes Said by Others to Be Best. Bk. 3. Definition and Division of Regime. Bk. 4. The Best Regime. Bk. 5. Education in the Best Regime. Bk. 6. Division and Description of the Other Regimes. Bk. 7. Destruction and Preservation of the Other Regimes. Bk. 8. Addendum on Setting Up the Other Regimes.
Other Titles: Politics.
Responsibility: translated, with introduction, analysis, and notes, by Peter L. Phillips Simpson.

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[A]t the same time the most accessible and the most accurate translation of this difficult and vitally important book.Paul A. Rahe, Yale University

 
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