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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The new format was chosen prudently. Ancient Classics for English Readers. Second edition first edition published The Revolt of the Just X.

This is what is called the city or the political partnership. 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.

Here is the start of Politics 1. Lord has made revisions to problematic passages throughout the translation in order to enhance both its accuracy and its readability.

The Politics Carnes Lord: Now, nearly thirty years later, we are presented with a new edition.

The Good Man and the Good Citizen: Now let me point to a few cases where the second edition seems to be less helpful than the first. Some scholarly readers would like to know the rationale behind the changes in terms: Also the first edition offered more space between the chapters than the new one.



Poetics and Politics in Aristotle Carnes Lord: Reviewed by Clifford Angell Bates, Jr. Ethics and Politics IV.

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

University of Chicago Press, The change 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. 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. Now, when we look at how Lord treats the Greek term hypothesiswe see that he does something strange: University of Chicago Press: Formal Possibilities and the Best in Particular Circumstances: Sign in Create an account.

Another example of a difference in the translation of the same term comes at Politics 1. Aristotle – – Clarendon Press.

With an English Translation. What should be avoided is making what is difficult or problematic in the Greek appear clearer and non-problematic in the English. I suspect many readers would be interested to know why these changes were made. This is what is called the city or the political community. All of these changes leave much less marginal space for annotations. Slavery, Despotism, and Human Nature V. Every city, therefore exits by nature, if such also are the first partnerships.


Further enhancing this new edition is an up-to-date selected bibliography. Nowhere does Lord in the second edition give the reader an explanation why he shifted from the words he used in the first edition to the new words he uses in the second.

A Commentary on Aristotle’s Politics. Added to PP index Total downloads 5of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 3of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Lord provides a note in the new edition to explain his translation at b6 Lord76 n.

Aristotle’s “Politics”: Second Edition

History and Classic Works Politicss Science: Since we see that every city is some sort arisrotle partnership, and that every partnership is constituted for the sake of some good for everyone does everything for the sake of what is held to be goodit is clear that all partnerships aim at some good, and that the partnership that is most authoritative of all and embraces all the others does so particularly, and aims at the most authoritative good of all.

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. Science Logic and Mathematics.