Introduction the politics of aristotle is the second part of a treatise of which the ethics is the first part it looks back to the ethics as the ethics looks forward to the politics for aristotle did not separate as we are inclined to do the spheres of the statesman and the moralist. Politics sachs edition aristotle translation and glossary by joe sachs introduction by lijun gu 2012 336 pp imprint what strikes me most in this welcome new translation of aristotles politics is the sense of aristotle as a man thinking carefully how to speak about political realities he studied and witnessed . Readers of aristotle in english now have three very serviceable translations of the politics this second edition by carnes lord joe sachs and peter l phillips simpson barkers older oxford translation should also be mentioned although it is not as literal as the others. The politics is one of the most influential texts in the history of political thought and it raises issues which still confront anyone who wants to think seriously about the ways in which human societies are organized and governed the work of one of the worlds greatest philosophers it draws on aristotles own great knowledge of the political and constitutional affairs of the greek cities. Editions for politics 0405048521 0521354498 hardcover 1544121547 paperback published in 2017 kindle edition published in 2017 9738064910 p home my books
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