Reflections on Aristotle's Politics

2014.07.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mogens Herman Hansen, Reflections on Aristotle's Politics, Museum Tusculanum Press, 2013, 127pp., $35.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2014.07.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mogens Herman Hansen, Reflections on Aristotle's Politics, Museum Tusculanum Press, 2013, 127pp., $35.00 (hbk), ISBN 9788763540629. Reviewed by Jean Roberts, University of Washington This is a collection of eight concise and lucid papers on Aristotle's Politics by the eminent historian Mogens Herman Hansen. The author's intimate familiarity with Aristotle's text, as well as his unparalleled knowledge of Greek political history are on full display throughout. The pieces do, nevertheless, differ individually in aim and scope, thereby providing a nice display of the range of scholarly abilities needed in making anything like complete sense of this difficult text. On the other hand, since the ordering of the pieces in the volume, all of which except the last were previously published, appears to be chronological, the differences in type from one piece to the next, as well as random cross-references, can be a. . .

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