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By Robert Mayhew

ISBN-10: 084768654X

ISBN-13: 9780847686544

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the 1st 5 chapters of the second one ebook of Aristotle's Politics include a chain of criticisms levelled opposed to Plato's Republic. regardless of the abundance of reports which have been performed on Aristotle's Politics, those chapters have for the main half been ignored; there was no book-length examine of them this century. during this very important new e-book, Robert Mayhew fills this unlucky hole in Aristotelian scholarship, studying those chapters in an effort to observe what they let us know approximately Aristotle's political philosophy. Mayhew demonstrates that during Politics II 1-5, Aristotle is featuring his perspectives on a really primary factor: the solidarity of the town. certainly, he states, just about all of Aristotle's criticisms of the Republic heart in this vital topic in a single approach or one other. in simple terms by means of figuring out Aristotle's perspectives at the right cohesion of the town, Mayhew explains, do we competently observe his perspectives at the right courting among the person and the town. scholars and students of classical political philosophy may be tremendously attracted to this leading edge book.

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