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The Tyrant in Aristotle’s Politics
Theoretical Assumptions and Historical Background
By Karin Blomqvist
Almqvist & Wiksell
$35.50 Paper Original
This book discusses the description of tyranny in general and the traditional tyrant in particular in Aristotle’s Politics. The difference between kingship and tyranny is analyzed and the question of whether the portrait of the traditional tyrant in Book V is purely fictional is discussed.
Series: Scripta Minora 1997-1998