He who thus considers things in their first growth and origin, whether a state or anything else, will obtain the clearest view of them. In the first place there must be a union of those who cannot exist without each other; namely, of male and female, that the race may continue (and this is a union which is formed, not of deliberate purpose, but because, in common with other animals and with plants, mankind have a natural desire to leave behind them an image of themselves).
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In many ways, an extraordinary book. What a massive influence this work had clearly had on the West, and on political thought in general. Fairly easy to read and very worthwhile, despite being wrong in many ways. Read full review
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Only Read Books 1-3 for a political philosophy class. An interesting book that I will further delve into... Still have to finish Books 4-8. Read full review
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Aristotle -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
Britannica online encyclopedia article on Aristotle: ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, one of the greatest intellectual figures of Western history
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Politics (Aristotle) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The title of the Politics literally means "the things concerning the polis." ... The literary character of the Politics is subject to some dispute, ...
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Aristotle was one of the foremost philosophers of Ancient Greece. His essay Politics was an attempt to address some of the basic problems of political ...
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Collections: Classics · Papyri · Renaissance · London · California · Upper Midwest · Chesapeake · Boyle · Tufts History ...
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Aristotle, The Politics
We will read only extracts from the Politics . If you have access to a complete copy have it handy because I will sometimes refer to passages not in the ...
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The Politics of the Family in Aristotle's Political Writings
Beginning with the trial Socrates the friendships formed by the practice of philosophy have been accused of undermining the family. In the Politics ...
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Philosophy- Squashed Aristotle - The Politics - Condensed and Abridged
ALTHOUGH preceded by the Republic of Plato, the Politics of Aristotle is the earliest extant treatise in which the subject is dealt with as a specific ...
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Aristotle , The Politics vol. 1
The Politics of Aristotle, trans. into English with introduction, marginal analysis ... The translation of the Politics which is now given to the public was ...
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The Politics essays
In the book The Politics, Aristotle analyzes different types of political communities. He examines these political communities on two different levels; ...
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The Politics of Aristotle - Questia Online Library
How to understand the Politics has also been controversial. ... Preceding the text are a Greek-English glossary and an analytical outline of the Politics. ...