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DetailsIntellectually stimulating work describes the ideal state and ponders how it can bring about the most desirable life for its citizens.Famed Jowett translation of Aristotle's masterwork.What is the relationship of the individual to the state?What is the ideal state, and how can it bring about the most desirable life for its citizens?What sort of education should it provide?What is the purpose of amassing wealth?These are some of the questions Aristotle attempts to answer in one of the most intellectually stimulating works. Both heavily influenced by and critical of Plato's Republic and Laws, Politics represents the distillation of a lifetime of thought and observation. "Encyclopaedic knowledge has never, before or since, gone hand in hand with a logic so masculine or with speculation so profound," says H. W. C. Davis in his introduction.Students, teachers, and scholars will welcome this inexpensive new edition of the Benjamin Jowett translation, as will all readers interested in Greek thought, political theory, and depictions of the ideal state. Unabridged Dover (2000) republication of the Benjamin Jowett translation first published by the Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1905.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Aristotle was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece. Along with Plato, Aristotle is considered the "Father of Western Philosophy", which from his teachings inherited almost its entire lexicon, including problems and methods of inquiry, so influencing almost any form of knowledge known to the modern world.
SKU Code PRK B 3085 Weight in Kg 0.1100 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486414249 Author Name ARISTOTLE Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATIONS