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By Marguerite Deslauriers,Pierre Destrée

probably the most influential works within the background of political idea, Aristotle's Politics is a treatise in sensible philosophy, meant to notify legislators and to create the stipulations for virtuous and self-sufficient lives for the electorate of a nation. during this spouse, exclusive students supply new views at the paintings and its topics. After a gap exploration of the relation among Aristotle's ethics and his politics, the critical chapters stick with the series of the 8 books of the Politics, taking over questions equivalent to the position of cause in legitimizing rule, the typical reliable, justice, slavery, deepest estate, citizenship, democracy and deliberation, solidarity, clash, legislation and authority, and schooling. The final chapters speak about the interplay among Aristotle's political proposal and modern democratic idea. the amount will supply a invaluable source for these learning historic philosophy, classics, and the heritage of political thought.

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