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Aristotle's Criticism of Plato's Republic (Softcover)

By Robert Mayhew


The first five chapters of the second book of Aristotle's Politics contain a series of criticisms leveled against Plato's Republic. In this important new book, Robert Mayhew demonstrates that within this criticism Aristotle presents his views on an extremely fundamental
issue: the unity of the city and the proper relationship between the individual and the city.

Table of Contents


List of Abbreviations

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The Unity of the City

Chapter 3: Unity and Self-Sufficiency

Chapter 4: Unity and Affection

Chapter 5: Unity and Property


Appendix: Aristotle on the Extent of Platonic Communism


General Index

Index of Names

Index Locorum

About the Author

(Softcover; 163 pages)