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Politics: A Treatise on Government - Aristotle
Politics: A Treatise on Government
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Aristotle was a student of Plato and a teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings include philosophy, logic, rhetoric, government, biology and zoology. This treatise is one of the most influential texts on the history of political thought. By examining how societies are run from the simple... show more
Aristotle was a student of Plato and a teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings include philosophy, logic, rhetoric, government, biology and zoology. This treatise is one of the most influential texts on the history of political thought. By examining how societies are run from the simple household to large city-states the reader can gain insight into how groups are organized and governed. Aristotle discussed establishing a constitution and upholding it. Many of the ideas set forth by Aristotle hold true in our modern quest for a stable government
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781604249057 (1604249056)
Publisher: Book Jungle
Pages no: 236
Edition language: English
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oh the guilt
oh the guilt rated it
0.0 Politics (Dover Thrift Editions)
Really only browsed this book.I probably can't agree with most of what he's saying, but I fully concur with his view that we wouldn't need slaves (and I'm including working wo/man in this term, too) if we had machines that would take care of stuff automagically.Well, we do.
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The final thought that Aristotle leaves us in Nicomachean Ethics is the main source of tension in The Politics. The goal of existence in Nicomachean Ethics is happiness which can be achieved through the contemplative life, but Aristotle is rooted in Greek culture and cannot conceive of happiness ou...
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