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Publisher Comments:

This new edition of The Politics provides students with an unusually lucid and accessible account of this complex, difficult and enormously influential work. It is based on Jonathan Barnes' revision of the renowned Jowett translation, and includes detailed note, a guide to further reading and a chronology of the principal events in Aristotle's life. In his introduction Stephen Everson tackles those problems most likely to hamper students in understanding The Politics. Aristotle's political theory is closely related to claims and types of explanations which he uses and justifies elsewhere in his works, and so one of Everson's main purposes is to show how Aristotle's arguments can best be grasped through an understanding of what he has to say in The Physics about nature and in the The Ethics about human flourishing.

Synopsis:

An extended and revised edition of one of the best-selling Cambridge Texts.

Synopsis:

This new collection of Aristotle's political writings provides the student with all the necessary materials for a full understanding of his work as a political scientist. In addition to a revised and extended introduction, this expanded Cambridge Texts edition contains an extensive guide to further reading and an index of names with biographical notes. Presentation of The Politics and The Constitution of Athens in a single volume will make this the most attractive and convenient student edition of these seminal works currently available.

Synopsis:

The only one of many CONSTITUTIONS produced by Aristotle's school to have survived, THE CONSTITUTION OF ATHENS is presented here alongside THE POLITICS enabling the student to appreciate both the empirical and the theoretical aspects of Aristotelian political science--in the context of his ethical theory and science of nature.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Note on the texts; Principal events; A guide to further reading; The Nicomachean Ethics, Book X, Chapter 9; The Politics, Books I-VIII; The Constitution of Athens; Glossary to The Constitution of Athens; Index of names; General index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521484008
Editor:
Everson, Stephen
Editor:
Geuss, Raymond
Editor:
Everson, Stephen
Editor:
Geuss, Raymond
Author:
Geuss, Raymond
Author:
Skinner, Quentin
Author:
Aristotle
Author:
Aristotle, Aristotle
Author:
Everson, Stephen
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
Aristotle
Subject:
Early works to 1800
Subject:
Political science -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
Series Volume:
12
Publication Date:
19961031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
8.50x5.56x.62 in. 1.12 lbs.

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Product details 328 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521484008 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An extended and revised edition of one of the best-selling Cambridge Texts.
"Synopsis" by , This new collection of Aristotle's political writings provides the student with all the necessary materials for a full understanding of his work as a political scientist. In addition to a revised and extended introduction, this expanded Cambridge Texts edition contains an extensive guide to further reading and an index of names with biographical notes. Presentation of The Politics and The Constitution of Athens in a single volume will make this the most attractive and convenient student edition of these seminal works currently available.
"Synopsis" by , The only one of many CONSTITUTIONS produced by Aristotle's school to have survived, THE CONSTITUTION OF ATHENS is presented here alongside THE POLITICS enabling the student to appreciate both the empirical and the theoretical aspects of Aristotelian political science--in the context of his ethical theory and science of nature.
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