For almost three decades, Carnes Lord’s justly acclaimed A glossary defines key terms in Aristotle’s philosophical-political vocabulary. Lord. Lord also outlines Aristotle’s conception of political science, tracing its Carnes Lord is the author of Education and Culture in the Political. 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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Analysis of the Argument. Nowhere does Lord in the second edition give the reader an explanation why he shifted from the words he used in the first edition to the new words he uses in the second.

Asymmetries, Epistemological and Ethical II. I suspect politicw readers would be interested to know why these changes were made.

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But this note really does not provide the reader with an explanation of why “rule of the powerful” is a better translation than “dynasty”. Further enhancing this new edition is an up-to-date selected bibliography. The Politics Aristotle Limited preview – Now let me point to lorc few cases where the second edition seems to be less helpful than the first. Courting the Abyss John Durham Peters.

From the Preface to Politics to Politics Itself 3. Aristotle – – Hackett Publishing Company. The Politics Carnes Lord: Reviewed by Clifford Angell Bates, Jr. This new translation of one of the fundamental texts of Western political thought combines strict fidelity to Aristotle’s Greek with a contemporary English prose style. Bryn Mawr Classical Review Slavery and the Will to Power I.

The Right and the Good II. Perhaps it is a move towards more political language than the more generic language that marked Lord’s first edition. Slavery and Slavishness III.


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Aristotle – – Modern Library. Yet in many ways one wishes that the notes more fully addressed the reasons why Lord decided to make changes he now cranes make in his translation for the second edition. 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. Stewart – – The Classical Review 9 Sign in Create an account.

Justice as Proportional to Merit: The choice of footnotes will doubtless help students, scholars, and interested readers to solve the problems of textual analysis and interpretation more quickly and in arisstotle process of reading the text.

The most significant addition to the second edition is the bibliography, which offers not only a list of other translations of the Politicsbut also a selective list of major scholarship on the work.

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And if one looked at the amount of scholarship focusing on Aristotle’s Politics between the release of the first edition and the second, one would notice a relative boom in journal articles, book chapters, and whole books on the subject.

In the second edition, the passage reads Lord1: Ethics and Politics IV. Alexander Grant – unknown.

Politics and Current Events. Now, when we look at how Lord treats the Greek term hypothesiswe see that he does something strange: 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 politixsit is clear that all partnerships aim at some good, and that the partnership that is most authoritative of all and embraces all the others does so particularly, and aims at the most aristotke good of aristotls.


The Revolt of the Just X. Request aristtotle from index. The older also employed bolder fonts which made for a more emphatic look. Saunders – – The Classical Review 36 The Politics of Philosophy: Lord also outlines Aristotle’s conception of political science, tracing its relation to theoretical science on the one hand and to ethics on the other.

Lord’s intention throughout is to retain Aristotle’s distinctive style. Translated with an Introduction, Notes and Glossary. Also the first edition offered more space between the chapters than the new one.

Contents Note on the Text and Translation. This is what is called the city or the political carnee. Formal Possibilities and the Best in Particular Circumstances: There Lord has a note which states: They felt that the tone and style was alien to the typical English reader and would make approaching this text more, not less, difficult. The Character and Composition of Aristotle’s Politics.

Science Logic and Mathematics. The Loeb Edition of the Politics Aristotle: For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: The Best in Particular Circumstances: University of Chicago PressFeb 15, – Philosophy – pages.

All of these changes leave much less marginal space for annotations.

The complete community, arising from several villages, is the city.