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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Further enhancing this new edition is an up-to-date selected bibliography.

Ethics and Politics IV. Another change from the first to the second is in the handling of the term eunomia. Alexander Grant – unknown.

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This entry has no external links. The new format was chosen prudently. Now, when we look at how Lord treats the Greek term hypothesiswe see that he does something strange: 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. The second edition differs from the first edition in many ways, both in the presentation of the text and in its translation.

University of Chicago Press, Many who agreed with the need for literal translation from the Greek were unhappy because they thought that what Lord ultimately produced was Hellenized English jargon rather than contemporary English.


In the first edition, Lord uses the term “dynasty” for the Greek term see Lord Lord has made revisions to problematic passages throughout the translation in order to enhance both its accuracy and its readability.

Events in Politics and Current Events. Courting the Abyss John Durham Peters.

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What should be avoided is making what is difficult or problematic in the Greek appear clearer and non-problematic in the English. Second edition first edition published About Contact News Giving to the Press.

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 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. As to the differences in the translation between the second edition and the first, let the following stand as representative examples.

The Politics of Philosophy: Saunders – – The Classical Review 34 This makes more sense in English than his choice in the second edition of “rule of the lordd Lord Sign in Create an account. But this note really does not provide the reader with an explanation of why “rule of the powerful” is a better translation than “dynasty”.


I start with the Greek term dynasteiawhich plays a key role in Politics 4. Science Logic and Mathematics. This is what is called the city or carjes political partnership.

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I suspect many readers would be interested to know why these changes were made. The Ideal and the Practical Conclusion: Yet in many ways one wishes that the notes more arisottle addressed the reasons why Lord decided to make changes he now does make in his translation for the second edition.

With an English Translation. Faction in General IV. Every city, therefore exists by nature, if such are also the first communities. Formal Possibilities and the Best in Particular Circumstances: The Politics Carnes Lord: A great service to students and scholars alike. History and Classic Works.

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Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr. Education and Culture in the Political Thought of Aristotle. Slavery and Slavishness Kord. The complete community, arising from several villages, is the city.

Here is the start of Politics 1. University of Chicago Press: Politics and Current Events. Find it on Scholar. The Good Man and the Good Citizen: