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By Peter L. Phillips Simpson

The Politics, Aristotle's vintage paintings at the nature of political group, has been a touchstone of Western debates approximately society and executive. during this quantity, Peter Simpson provides a whole philosophical observation at the Politics, an research of the logical constitution of the whole textual content and every of its constitutive arguments and conclusions. in contrast to different modern works at the Politics, Simpson's philosophical statement isn't really, store by the way, a dialogue of philological and historic questions, a speculative elaboration of Aristotle's arguments, or a comparability of the philosopher's principles with these of different historical and smooth theorists. Such remedies, argues Simpson, needs to be grounded in a radical knowing of the philosophical content material of the work--a element that underscores the necessity for this thorough and exact research. Keyed to the traditional Greek textual content in addition to to Simpson's personal leading edge translation of it (UNC Press, 1997), this e-book will stand as a precious statement at the philosophical argument within the Politics and may function a valid foundation for destiny examine of Aristotle's political concept.

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