Synopses & Reviews
Aristotle's Politics, along with Plato's Republic, constitutes the fountainhead of social and political theory. Sir Ernest Barker, in his Preface to this edition, describes the kind of translation which he feels is needed by the English-speaking-world.
"The translation is very clear; good for the undergraduate classroom. The footnotes are excellent--helpful without being overwhelming."--Karen Adkins, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
"Still the best [translation]; I haven't found any better."--Christopher Rocco, University of Connecticut
"Excellent notes and summaries--very helpful."--Leslie Collins Edwards, University of California, San Diego