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by William Ellis,Aristotle
Author: William Ellis,Aristotle
Publisher: Lits (August 20, 2010)
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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
A touchstone in Western debates about society and government, the Politics is Aristotle's classic work on the nature of political community.
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 (Greek: Πολιτικά, Politiká) is a work of political philosophy by Aristotle, a 4th-century BC Greek philosopher. The end of the Nicomachean Ethics declared that the inquiry into ethics necessarily follows into politics, and the two works are. The end of the Nicomachean Ethics declared that the inquiry into ethics necessarily follows into politics, and the two works are frequently considered to be parts of a larger treatise, or perhaps connected lectures, dealing with the "philosophy of human affairs". The title of the Politics literally means "the things concerning the polis".
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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. The work itself is very interesting. Several principles he covers are valid today and one can learn much from his thoughts.
Politics (Aristotle). Aristotle's Politics is divided into eight books which are each further divided into chapters. Politics, full text by Project Gutenberg, 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. English translation at Perseus Digital Library, translation by Harris Rackham. Australian copy, trans.
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Aristotle: Politics: Book 4. BOOK THREE. I. HE who would inquire into the essence and attributes of various kinds of governments must first of all determine 'What is a state?'
Aristotle: Politics: Book 4. For example, in democracies the people are supreme, but in oligarchies, the few; and, therefore, we say that these two forms of government also are different: and so in other cases. 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.
Book 8. Politics Aristotle. Translated by Benjamin Jowett. But all this is a mistake; for governments differ in kind, as will be evident to any one who considers the matter according to the method which has hitherto guided us. As in other departments of science, so in politics, the compound should always be resolved into the simple ele-ments or least parts of the whole.