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Politics of Aristotle

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ISBN-10: 0807846376

ISBN-13: 9780807846377

Edition: 1997

Authors: Peter L. Phillips Simpson, Peter L. Phillips Simpson, Peter L. Phillips Simpson, Peter L. Phillips Simpson

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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 argues that people band together into political communities to secure a good and self-sufficient life. He discusses the merits and defects of various regimes or ways of organizing political communitydemocracy in particularand in the process examines such subjects as slavery, economics, the family, citizenship, justice, and revolution. Peter Simpson offers a new translation of Aristotle's text from the ancient Greek. He renders the Politics into an English version that is accurate, readable, and in certain difficult passages, original. His…    
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Book details

List price: $42.50
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 3/3/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Analytical Outline of the Politics
Introduction to the Politics: Nicomachean Ethics 10.9
The Primacy of the City
Regimes Said by Others to Be Best
The Regime of Plato's Republic
Definition and Division of Regime
The Best Regime
Education in the Best Regime
Division and Description of the Other Regimes
Destruction and Preservation of the Other Regimes
Addendum on Setting Up the Other Regimes