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
Index of Names
About the Author
(Softcover; 163 pages)
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