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Politics - Aristotle
Politics
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Intellectually stimulating work describes the ideal state and ponders how it can bring about the most desirable life for its citizens. Both heavily influenced by and critical of Plato's Republic and Laws, Politics is the distillation of a lifetime of thought and observation. The great Benjamin... show more
Intellectually stimulating work describes the ideal state and ponders how it can bring about the most desirable life for its citizens. Both heavily influenced by and critical of Plato's Republic and Laws, Politics is the distillation of a lifetime of thought and observation. The great Benjamin Jowett translation.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486414249 (0486414248)
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 355
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.
Reading Adler's List
Reading Adler's List rated it
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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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