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Aristotle The Politics (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) by

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Political science,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • General,
  • Political,
  • Political Science / Reference,
  • Early works to 1800

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Edition Notes

ContributionsStephen Everson (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7737993M
ISBN 100521357314
ISBN 109780521357319

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Aristotle’s Revenge: The Metaphysical Foundations of Physical and Biological Science. by Edward Feser | Feb 13, out of 5 stars 1 Aristotle gives flute-playing as an instance of an art the practice of which is an end in itself, in contrast with the art of building, the end of which is the house built Aristot. Gtr. Mor. b 27 ff. 2 Or perhaps ‘both to ascertain and to secure.’. 3 καλόν is a term of admiration applied to what is correct, especially (1) bodies well shaped and works of art or handicraft. Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics study guide contains a biography of Aristotle, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Aristotle's work on aesthetics consists of the Poetics, Politics (Bk VIII) and Rhetoric. The Poetics is specifically concerned with drama. At some point, Aristotle's original work was divided in two, each "book" written on a separate roll of papyrus.

Book III is, thematically speaking, probably the central book of the Politics. In this book Aristotle lays out almost all of his major ideas about the purpose of politics, the virtue of citizens, the varieties of regimes and the nature of justice. Nicomachean Ethics By Aristotle Written B.C.E Book V: 1 With regards to justice and injustice we must (1) consider what kind of actions they are concerned with, (2) what sort of mean justice is, and (3) between what extremes the just act is intermediate. Book 1. Aristotle begins by laying down the investigation at hand: what is the highest human good? He determines that it's happiness (because this is the most complete good) and has to thrash out what this means in practical terms. Toward the end of this book, he turns to the subject of virtue, since it's in virtuous action that humans find. [b] [27] And since we take for our special consideration the study of the form of political community that is the best of all the forms for a people able to pursue the most ideal mode of life, we must also examine the other constitutions actually employed by certain of the states said to be well governed, as well as any others propounded by certain thinkers and reputed to be of merit, in.