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The Politics of Aristotle

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Political science

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated, with an introd., notes and appendixes, by Ernest Barker.
SeriesOxford University Press paperback
ContributionsBarker, Ernest, Sir, 1874-1960.
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxvi, 411 p. ;
Number of Pages411
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15600857M
ISBN 100195003063

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politics, the compound should always be resolved into the simple ele-ments or least parts of the whole. We must therefore look at the elements of which the state is composed, in order that we may see in what the different kinds of rule differ from one another, and whether any scien-tific result can be attained about each one of them. The Politics of Aristotle book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally impo Ratings: 0. Book III is, thematically speaking, probably the central book of the Politics. In this book Aristotle lays out almost all of his major ideas about the purpose of politics, the virtue of citizens, the varieties of regimes and the nature of justice. Book Seven Part I He who would duly inquire about the best form of a state ought first to determine which is the most eligible life; while this remains uncertain the best form of the state must also be uncertain; for, in the natural order of things, those may be expected to lead the best life who are governed in the best manner of which their.