Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is one reason there are several introductions to this book?
One reason there are several introductions to this book is because political science is still relevant, the work involved in the book is ancient, and the ideas in the book have been passed along through almost 2 millenia.
2. What happened to "The Politics" upon Aristotle's death?
At Aristotle's death, 'The Politics" was still unpublished. It was preserved privately, and then handed to scholarly Arabs who shared the wisdom among their people.
3. How did Aristotle become famous in the modern world?
Aristotle became famous in the modern world through the efforts of Thomas Aquinas, a Catholic scholar.
4. What is the goal of the second introduction?
The goal of the second introduction is to prepare contemporary readers to face the writings of Aristotle, as they are different from other things that we read.
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