The Politics


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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Penguin
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 1992
Edition: Reprint

Description: 507 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: An alternate cover for this isbn can be found here.‘Man is by nature a political animalIn The Politics Aristotle addresses the questions that lie at the heart of political science. How should society be ordered to ensure the happiness of the individual Which forms of government are best and how should they be maintained By analysing a range of city constitutions oligarchies, democracies and tyrannies he seeks to establish the strengths and weaknesses of each system to decide which are the most effective, in theory and in practice. A hugely significant work, which has influenced thinkers as diverse as Aquinas and Machiavelli, The Politics remains an outstanding commentary on fundamental political issues and concerns, and provides fascinating insights into the workings and attitudes of the Greek city-state.The introductions by T. A. Sinclair and Trevor J. Saunders discuss the influence of The Politics on philosophers, its modern relevance and Aristotles political beliefs. This edition contains Greek and English glossaries, and a bibliography for further reading.

ISBN: 9780140444216


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