A Philosophical Commentary on the Politics of Aristotle / Edition 1

A Philosophical Commentary on the Politics of Aristotle / Edition 1

by Peter L. Phillips Simpson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807853577

ISBN-13: 9780807853573

Pub. Date: 02/25/2002

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

The Politics, Aristotle's classic work on the nature of political community, has been a touchstone of Western debates about society and government. In this volume, Peter Simpson presents a complete philosophical commentary on the Politics, an analysis of the logical structure of the entire text and each of its constitutive arguments and conclusions.

Overview

The Politics, Aristotle's classic work on the nature of political community, has been a touchstone of Western debates about society and government. In this volume, Peter Simpson presents a complete philosophical commentary on the Politics, an analysis of the logical structure of the entire text and each of its constitutive arguments and conclusions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807853573
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/25/2002
Edition description:
1
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Nature and Aim of the Commentary Unity and Order of the Text of the Politics
Context of the Politics
Translation of Key Words in the Politics
Analytical Outline of the Politics
Introduction to the Politics: Nicomachean Ethics 10.9
Book 1: The Primacy of the City Book 2: Regimes Said by Others to Be Best Book 3: Definition and Division of Regime Book 4: The Best Regime Book 5: Education in the Best Regime Book 6: Division and Description of the Other Regimes Book 7: Destruction and Preservation of the Other Regimes Book 8: Addendum on Setting Up the Other Regimes Bibliography Index

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