Single Idea 11388

[catalogued under 24. Political Theory / C. Ruling a State / 2. Leaders / a. Autocracy]

Full Idea

The rule of many is not good; let there be one ruler.

Gist of Idea

Let there be one ruler


Homer (The Iliad [c.850 BCE], 2.204), quoted by Vassilis Politis - Aristotle and the Metaphysics 8.9

Book Reference

Politis,Vasilis: 'Aristotle and the Metaphysics' [Routledge 2004], p.289

A Reaction

[Quoted by Aristotle at Metaphysics 1076a04]