The Politics of Aristotle Volume 4

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Overview

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
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Library Journal
The past few years have seen a spate of new translations of classic texts in philosophy, in part because of more complete texts on which to base the translations and in part because of a desire to render the texts in a more contemporary English. Simpson (classics and philosophy, CUNY) has produced a fresh and lively translation that is perhaps more logically ordered. He makes a strong case for rearranging the standard order of the books of the Politics to provide a sequence more in keeping with Aristotle's intentions, positioning Books 7 and 8 to follow Book 3. The text begins with a translation of Book 10, Chapter 9 of the Nicomachean Ethics, which Simpson argues is a precursor to the Politics. A comparison with standard translations, such as those of Jowett and Barker, indicates that Simpson put much effort into this version and clarified a number of points that earlier translations left unclear. An excellent addition to all academic and major public libraries.Terry C. Skeats, Bishop's Univ. Lib., Lennoxville, Quebec
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781314329216
  • Publisher: HardPress Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/27/2013
  • Pages: 794
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.58 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Glossary
Analytical Outline of the Politics
The Politics
Introduction to the Politics: Nicomachean Ethics 10.9 1
Bk. 1 The Primacy of the City 8
Bk. 2 Regimes Said by Others to Be Best 34
Bk. 3 Definition and Division of Regime 75
Bk. 4 The Best Regime 115
Bk. 5 Education in the Best Regime 153
Bk. 6 Division and Description of the Other Regimes 170
Bk. 7 Destruction and Preservation of the Other Regimes 207
Bk. 8 Addendum on Setting Up the Other Regimes 246
Index 263
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