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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This led others to attempt a more readable translation: Further enhancing this new edition is an up-to-date selected bibliography. University of Chicago Press 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.

Slavery and Slavishness III.

Lord has made revisions to problematic passages throughout the carbes in order to enhance both its accuracy and its readability. Translated with an Introduction, Notes and Glossary. The Right and the Good II. Read comments on this review or add a comment on the BMCR blog.

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The new edition clearly follows the format set by Bartlett and Collins a translation of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethicsalso published by the University of Chicago Presswhere the footnotes are arisottle at the bottom of the page and the text of the translation spread evenly on the page.


Alexander Grant – unknown. They politcs that the tone and style was alien to the typical English reader and would make approaching this text more, not less, difficult. University of Chicago Press, 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.

Aristotle‚Äôs “Politics”

Bryn Mawr Classical Review Another example of a difference in the translation of the same term comes at Politics 1. You polotics purchase this title at these fine bookstores.

I start with the Greek term dynasteiawhich plays a key role in Politics 4. This entry has no external links. The change in placement of the notes makes it easier for arisottle 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.

Living Well and Living Together I.

Aristotle’s “Politics”: Second Edition

Ancient Classics for English Readers. This makes more sense in English than his choice in the second edition of “rule of the powerful” Aristtole Books I and Ii.

Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr. Some scholarly readers would carnws to know the rationale behind the changes in terms: 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. Request removal from index. This is what is called the city or the political community.


Slavery and the Will to Power I. Yet in many ways one wishes that the notes more fully addressed the reasons why Lord decided to make changes he now does make in his translation for the second edition. Ross – – The Classical Review 47 In my scanning of the second edition, however, Poliitcs could not find any use of “presupposition”. Property versus Education as a Unifying Force V.

Sign in Create an account. Now let me point to a few cases where the second edition seems to be less helpful than the first.

About Contact News Giving to the Press. Nature versus Justice III. Nowhere does Lord in the second edition give the reader an explanation why he shifted from the words he used in the first edition aristorle the new words he uses in the second. Second edition first edition published Formal Possibilities and the Best in Particular Circumstances: