The political thought of Plato and Aristotle /
by E. Barker.
[New York] : Dover, [1959?].
xxii, 559 p.
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[New York] : Dover, [1959?].
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This cogent exposition of Greek political thought offers a comprehensive exploration of the works of Plato and Aristotle. Included are point-by-point discussions of both 'Republic' and 'Politics'.
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This cogent exposition of Greek political thought offers a comprehensive exploration of the works of Plato and Aristotle. Students of political science and the history of Western philosophy will appreciate its insights into the sources of state power, the nature of political organization, citizenship, justice, and related concepts.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. v
Chronological Table Of Eventsbearing On The Textp. xxi
Introductionp. 1
The Pre-Socratics, Socrates, And The Minor Socraticsp. 17
Plato And The Platonic Dialogue: The Defence Of Socratesp. 61
The Republic, Or Concerning Justicep. 81
Plato's View Of Monarchy, And Of The Mixed Statep. 164
Aristotle -- His Life And Times: The Place Of The Politics In His Systemp. 208
[ Politics, I., c, i.-ii.; IV. (VI.), c. i.-iii.; c. xiii.; III., c. iv. ] THE TELEOLOGICAL VIEW OF THE STATEp. 264
[politics, III., C. I.-Viii.; VI. (iv.), C. III.-Iv.] The State as A Compoundp. 293
Aristotle's Conceptions Of Law And Justicep. 321
[politics I., C. Ii-Xiii.; Ii., C. I.-Vii.: Ethics, V. V.] Aristotle's Principles Of Economicsp. 357
The Ideal State And Its Scheme Of Educationp. 406
Actual States And The Lines Of Their Reformp. 444
Epilogue: The History Of The Politics For The History Of The Republic, See Appendix Bp. 497
A Newspaper Entitled Observations On The Politicsp. 523
The Later History Of The Republicp. 525
Indexp. 531
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