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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Asymmetries, Epistemological and Ethical II. Aristotle – – Hackett Publishing Company. They felt that the tone and style was alien to the typical English reader and would make arisfotle this text more, not less, difficult. Lord provides a note in the new edition to explain his translation at b6 Lord76 n.

Aristotle‚Äôs “Politics”: Second Edition, Aristotle, Lord

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. Stephen Salkever – – Political Theory 35 1: Others, however, will be disappointed by many of the points that I raise above and perhaps others things that this review may have overlooked.

In the glossary for the second edition he has two entries for the Greek word hypothesisone entry politcis “Basic Premise” Lordand another for “Presupposition” Lord The choice of footnotes politucs 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.


Also the first edition offered more space between the chapters than the new poltics.

Aristotle’s “Politics”: Second Edition

Some scholarly readers would like to know the rationale behind the changes in terms: The Politics of Philosophy: 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.

In the second edition, the passage reads Lord3: Added to PP index Total downloads 5of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 3of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Further enhancing this new edition is an up-to-date selected bibliography. The Basic Works of Aristotle. Now let me point to a few cases where the second edition seems to be less helpful than the first. Translated with an Introduction, Notes and Glossary. Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr.

It could likewise be said there has been a boom in translations, either of individual sections or books, or of the whole of the Politics. Slavery, Despotism, and Human Nature V.

Saunders – – The Classical Review 34 Sign in to use this feature. Read comments on this review or add a comment on the BMCR blog. Now, when we look at how Lord treats the Greek term hypothesiswe see that he does something strange: Formal Possibilities and the Best in Particular Circumstances: A great service to students and scholars alike.

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. 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.


All of these changes leave much less marginal space for annotations. Adriel Trott – – Journal for Speculative Philosophy 26 4: With an English Translation.

Courting the Abyss John Durham Peters. Saunders – – The Classical Review 36 Every city, therefore exists by nature, if such are also the first communities. Nowhere does Lord in the second edition give the reader an politkcs why he shifted from the words he used in the first edition to the new words he uses in the second.

Now, nearly thirty years later, we are presented with a new edition. 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. University of Chicago Press.

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The Politics Carnes Lord: The Best in Particular Circumstances: University of North Carolina Press. Faction and Particular Constitutions VI. Living Well and Living Together I. Nature versus Justice III.

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 New British Politics.