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The Politics of Aristotle Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 1: Politics, Chapter 1, Introductions Summary

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Book 1: Chapter 1, Introductions Summary and Analysis

There are several introductions to this book. Part of the reason is the nature of the subject. Political science is as relevant today as at every other time throughout the history of humanity. Another reason is that this work is a much treasured remnant of ancient knowledge. It has managed to survive for over two millenia. Preserving and passing on this knowledge and these writing 'samples' has not been the easiest of tasks. The vast majority of writings by Aristotle were lost long ago and, as far as we know, permanently.

The journey of this particular work appears to have been as follows. There is an unconfirmed story that the monographs were unpublished at the time of his death. They were somehow preserved privately for over a century, and then at some point later the words made it into the...

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