Aristotle's "Politics": Second Edition by Aristotle,Carnes Lord

By Aristotle,Carnes Lord

One of the basic works of Western political suggestion, Aristotle’s masterwork is the 1st systematic treatise at the technological know-how of politics. for nearly 3 many years, Carnes Lord’s justly acclaimed translation has served because the ordinary English version. extensively considered as the main trustworthy to either the unique Greek and Aristotle’s designated type, it's also written in transparent, modern English.

This re-creation of the Politics keeps and provides to Lord’s already large notes, clarifying the movement of Aristotle’s argument and choosing literary and old references. A word list defines key phrases in Aristotle’s philosophical-political vocabulary. Lord has made revisions to problematical passages through the translation with the intention to improve either its accuracy and its clarity. He has additionally considerably revised his advent for the hot variation, proposing an account of Aristotle’s lifestyles when it comes to political occasions of his time; the nature and heritage of his writings and of the Politics particularly; his total perception of political technology; and his influence on next political proposal from antiquity to the current. additional improving this re-creation is an up to date chosen bibliography.

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