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The Politics, by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, is one of the most influential texts in political philosophy. In it, Aristotle explores the role that the political community should play in developing the virtue of its citizens. One of his central ideas is that “Man is a political animal,” meaning that people can only become virtuous by active participation in the political community. Aristotle also criticizes his teacher Plato, classifies and evaluates six different types of constitutions and political institutions, and describes his vision of the ideal state. Aristotle’s views on women and slavery are unenlightened by today’s standards, but his work remains enduring and relevant to this day.

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The Politics, by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, is one of the most influential texts in political philosophy. In it, Aristotle explores the role that the political community should play in developing the virtue of its citizens. One of his central ideas is that “Man is a political animal,” meaning that people can only become virtuous by active participation in the political community. Aristotle also criticizes his teacher Plato, classifies and evaluates six different types of constitutions and political institutions, and describes his vision of the ideal state. Aristotle’s views on women and slavery are unenlightened by today’s standards, but his work remains enduring and relevant to this day.

    01 – Book One, Sections I-V

    01 – Book One, Sections I-V

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    02 – Book One, Sections VI-IX

    02 – Book One, Sections VI-IX

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    • 18 min
    03 – Book One, Sections X-XIII

    03 – Book One, Sections X-XIII

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    • 16 min
    04 – Book Two, Sections I-IV

    04 – Book Two, Sections I-IV

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    • 17 min
    05 – Book Two, Sections V-VI

    05 – Book Two, Sections V-VI

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    • 21 min
    06 – Book Two, Sections VII-VIII

    06 – Book Two, Sections VII-VIII

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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
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7 Ratings

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Thank you for this well done presentation of this important work of philosophy. It is as relevant today as it was in ancient times.

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Book 4

That woman reading book 4 is a slug. Please don’t just let anyone who volunteers to read - actually be published :/

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