The Rhetoric of Aristotle Volume 1

The Rhetoric of Aristotle Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...dXoi. kcrri Se SiKaiPcrvvti fjtev apery oY rjv rd avTwv eKacrTOi eoi/ct, Koi tJs d vo/mos, dZiKia Ze St' iji Ta dWoTpia, ov% Js d 8 i/d/ios. dvZpla Se oY iv TrpaKTiKOi elai tuv KaXuiv 7. Justice is the virtue which assigns to every one his due, and in this shews nhpriipnce tp the law. This virtue and the two following, wTiTcli are ait "specially characterised by 'obedience to the law', are thereby invested with a political and objective character, and distinguished from the remainder, which are rather subjective and individual. The end and object of the true statesman is to make the citizens good, and this must be effected by training them in obedience to the laws of that form of government under which they live; the type of the perfect citizen varying under various constitutions. 8oI Si xai 6 Hot dXr/dnav (roXmicor irtpi Tairr)V (jtjv dptrifv) pnkitrra ircnovradai' fioCXtrai yap rot r rroXtVat ayadovc Iwkiv Koi Tov vipuv vmjKoovt-Eth. N. I 13, sub init. oit 6 vopos sc. Xryi, KtXtvti, wpoaraTTti; i.e. the law settles the leg;l rights of the citizens of a state, the observance of which is justice. Injustice is the cause of unfair distribution, to injustice it is owing that men take what does not belong to them, ri nXXorpia, and thus it acts enoperates in disobedience to the law. Of the three kinds of justice distinguished in Eth. N. VI, this takes in only the first, oWioo-tvi; oWrpirririf, c. 6; the other two are (1) Siopdwrixi; or tiravopdwriKj 'corrective' justice, which ratifies and corrects wrong, and restores plaintiff and defendant to an equality, c. 7; and (2) reciprocal justice, To dmirtnovdos the lex talionis, the law of retaliation or reciprocity transferred to commercial justice, which regulates more

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