This is a translation of Aristotle's text, attempting to provide the reader with an understanding of Aristotle's argument. An introductory essay situates Politics in Aristotle's overall thought, while further information provides the historical background, offers analytical assistance with particular passages, and gives a guide to Aristotle's philosophy and its related scholarship.
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