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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I start with the Greek term dynasteiawhich plays a key role in Politics 4. 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. Find it on Scholar.

Aristotle’s “Politics”

Inside or Outside the Polis? In the first edition, Lord uses the term “dynasty” for the Greek term see Lord Ancient Classics for English Readers.

Faction and Particular Constitutions VI. The Good Man and the Good Citizen: 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. But this note really does not provide the reader with an explanation of why “rule of the powerful” is a better translation than “dynasty”.

Politics and Current Events. Slavery and the Will to Power I. This makes carnrs sense in English than his choice in the second edition of “rule of the powerful” Lord The Revolt of the Just X. What should be avoided is making what is difficult or problematic in the Greek appear clearer and non-problematic in the English.


Aristotle’s “Politics”: Second Edition

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.

History and Classic Works Political Science: Stephen Salkever – – Political Theory 35 1: Lord has made revisions to problematic passages throughout the translation in order to enhance both its accuracy and its readability.

Cornell University Press, The Penguin Politics Trevor J. 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 the process of reading the text.

Another example of a difference in the translation of the same term comes at Politics 1. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your lorv does not provide a proxy.

Carnes Lord (ed.), Aristotle’s “Politics”: Second Edition – PhilPapers

The poljtics in placement of the notes makes it easier for the reader to check out a note and thus reflect on what is being done in that part of the text by Lord, rather than having to flip to the back of the book which the previous edition necessitated. Saunders – – The Classical Review 34 Reviewed by Clifford Angell Bates, Jr.


Courting the Abyss John Durham Peters. Nature versus Justice III. University of Chicago Press, With an English Translation.

Ross – – The Classical Review 47 University of Ariatotle Press, Some scholarly readers would like to know the rationale behind the changes in terms: University of Chicago Press: The older also employed bolder fonts which made for a more emphatic look. Perhaps it is a move towards more political language than the more generic language that marked Lord’s first edition.

Aristotle’s “Politics”: Second Edition, Aristotle, Lord

Aristotle – – Modern Library. Carnes Lord – – Political Theory 9 4: Harvey – carnrs The Classical Review 33 Every city, therefore exists by nature, if such are also the first communities. Also the first edition offered more space between the chapters than the new one. Faction in General IV.

Domination and Friendship VII. A great service to students and scholars alike.