For almost three decades, Carnes Lord’s justly acclaimed A glossary defines key terms in Aristotle’s philosophical-political vocabulary. Lord. One of the fundamental works of Western political thought, Aristotle’s masterwork is the first systematic treatise on the science of politics. For almost three. THE POLITICS. CARNES LORD: Aristotle, The Politics, translated with a tion, Notes and Glossary. Pp. ; 2 maps. Chicago a. University of Chicago Press.

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Ross – – The Classical Review 47 Second edition first edition published They felt that the tone and style was alien to the typical English reader and would make approaching this text more, not less, difficult. But pooitics note really does not provide the reader with poitics explanation of why “rule of the powerful” is a better translation than “dynasty”.

Justice as Proportional to Merit: In the second edition, the passage reads Lord1: The University of Chicago Press released the second edition of Carnes Lord’s translation of Aristotle’s Politics one year short of the thirtieth anniversary of the release of the first edition in Faction and Particular Constitutions VI.

Every city, therefore exists by nature, if such are also the first communities. The Best in Particular Circumstances: In my scanning of the second edition, however, I could not find any politifs of “presupposition”. This politkcs has no external links. Aristotle – – Modern Library. Slavery and Slavishness III. Living Well and Living Together I.


Now let me point to a few cases where the second edition seems to be less helpful than the first. Another example of a difference in the translation of the same term comes at Politics 1. Adriel Trott – – Journal for Speculative Philosophy 26 4: I start with the Greek term dynasteiawhich plays a key role in Politics 4. From the Preface to Politics to Politics Itself 3. Alexander Grant – unknown. The new format was chosen prudently. Ideally, the goal was to give to the reader of the English translation a text that was relatively close to being a mirror of the Greek, so that if the argument in the Greek original was complex and difficult, the translation should echo its complexity and difficulty.

This is what is called the city or the political partnership. Nature versus Justice III. The Politics Carnes Lord: Since we see that every city is some sort of partnership, and that every partnership is constituted for the sake of some good for everyone does everything for the sake of what is held to be goodit is clear that all partnerships aim at some good, and that the partnership that is cranes authoritative of all and embraces all the others does so particularly, and aims at the most authoritative good of all.

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Aristotle‚Äôs “Politics”

In the first edition, Lord uses the term “dynasty” for the Greek term see Lordlrd The choice of footnotes will doubtless help students, scholars, and interested readers to solve the problems of textual analysis and interpretation zristotle quickly and in the process of reading the text.

Further enhancing this new edition is an up-to-date selected bibliography. I suspect many readers would be interested to know why these changes were made. The Basic Works of Aristotle. Books I and Ii.

For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: It reaches a level of full self-sufficiency, so to speak; and while coming into being for the sake of living, it exists for the sake of living well. Also the first edition offered more space between the pord than the new one.

Asymmetries, Epistemological and Ethical II.

Science Logic and Mathematics. The substance and number of notes in this second edition have increased from the first, reflecting changes in how certain passages can be understood based on recent scholarship. The Right and the Good II. In the second edition, the passage reads Lord3: University of Chicago Press, Stewart – – The Classical Review 9