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A Treatise On Government

Auhtor: Aristotle

Language: english

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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, May 2009


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Excerpts from the Book 'A Treatise On Government':

... of manners and this is evident, for different harmonies differ from each other so much by nature, that those who hear them are differently affected, ...
... two, 15 Usury detested, 19 Venality to be guarded against, IDS Village, what, 3 Virtue of a citizen has reference to ...
... limits to the art of medicine, with respect to the health which it attempts to procure the same also is true of all other arts no line can be drawn ...
... much that Aristotle has to say about government is in agreement. He assumes the characteristic Platonic view that all men seek the good, and go wrong ...
... how these should be framed so as to preserve the community of the military. Besides, if he makes the wives common, while the property [1264b] ...
... science of physic is extended beyond its ancient bounds so is the gymnastic, and indeed all other arts and powers so that one may lay it down for ...
... these may be divided from that, or that some one of them may live in one place, and some in another (but this question may be regarded as no very knotty ...
... that when it is in the hands of the few, it will be a government of the rich when in the hands of the many, it will be a government of the poor since ...
... are in the same community it seems just, by the same reasoning, that he should enjoy the supreme power. And upon this principle also, while the ...
... we have advanced, it may be observed, that whenever a sick person suspects that his physician has been persuaded by his enemies to be guilty of any ...
... are made up of families: and again, of the multitude of these some must be rich, some poor, and others in the middle station and that, both of the ...
... but not in the other: let, then, an aristocracy and a free state copy something from each of them let them follow an oligarchy in choosing their ...
... for nobility and virtue are to be found only [1302a] amongst a few the contrary amongst the many there being in no place a hundred of the ...
... nearly the revolutions to which democracies are liable, and also the causes from whence they arise. A Treatise on Government CHAPTER VI ...
... democracy, but so as they may be able to conduct either of these forms of governments. But now the children of the magistrates in an oligarchy are brought ...
... nature of its opposite which some persons call an oligarchy and in doing this we must examine into all the parts of a democracy, and everything that ...
... to its dignity and good order can exist happily: now it is necessary that in small states the magistrates should be few in a large one, many: also ...
... limit experience will easily show, and this experience is to be collected from the actions both of the governors and the governed. Now, as it belongs ...
... told us of them, and endeavour to find out what they have omitted. We have already said, that the landed property ought to belong to the military and ...
... to govern, the other always to be governed: but, as this is not easy to obtain, and kings are not so superior to those they govern as Scylax informs ...