Politics / Edition 2

Politics / Edition 2

by Aristotle
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198235917

ISBN-13: 9780198235910

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Intellectually stimulating work describes the ideal state and ponders how it can bring about the most desirable life for its citizens. Both heavily influenced by and critical of Plato's Republic and Laws, Politics is the distillation of a lifetime of thought and observation. The great Benjamin Jowett translation.

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Intellectually stimulating work describes the ideal state and ponders how it can bring about the most desirable life for its citizens. Both heavily influenced by and critical of Plato's Republic and Laws, Politics is the distillation of a lifetime of thought and observation. The great Benjamin Jowett translation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198235910
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Series:
Clarendon Aristotle Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.88(w) x 5.69(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents


Table of Contents
Translator’s Preface
Introduction by Lijun Gu
Aristotle’s Politics (Book titles added by translator)
Book I. The natural basis of the city
Book II. Previous opinions about the best city
Book III. Citizenship and political rule
Book IV. The spectrum of democratic and oligarchic forms of government
Book V. Factions and changes of government
Book VI. How democracies and oligarchies can be made more effective and enduring
Book VII. Characteristics of the best city
Book VIII. Education of citizens
Glossary
Summary of Contents
Index

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