Tag: Practical Wisdom

Major Works

  • Politics

    - Aristotle: The Politics. trans. Carnes Lord, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984
    First lines: “Every state is a community of some kind, and every community is established with a view to some good; for mankind always act in order to obtain that which they think good. But, if all communities aim at some good, the state or political… More

Commentary

  • Aristotle: Political Philosophy

    - Kraut, Richard. Aristotle: Political Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford U. Press, 2002.
    Excerpt: “To understand and assess Aristotle’s contributions to political thought, we must come to terms not only with the treatise whose political content is advertised by its title—the Politics—but also with the work that bears the peculiar… More
  • Aristotle’s Teaching in the “Politics” by Thomas Pangle

    - Pangle, Thomas. Aristotle’s Teaching in the “Politics.” Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.
    In this work, Thomas Pangle offers a detailed, brilliant interpretation of Aristotle’s Politics, that argues, among other things, that “Aristotle’s public theorizing about political practice is a highly self-conscious form of political… More