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The Tyrant in Aristotle’s Politics
Theoretical Assumptions and Historical Background

By Karin Blomqvist
Dec. 1998
Almqvist & Wiksell
ISBN: 91-22-01805-0
55 p.
$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