Single Idea 2803

[catalogued under 25. Society / A. State of Nature / 1. A People / a. Human distinctiveness]

Full Idea

Man is by nature a political animal.

Gist of Idea

Man is by nature a political animal

Source

Aristotle (Politics [c.332 BCE], 1253a01)

Book Reference

Aristotle: 'The Politics', ed/tr. Sinclair,T.A. /Saunders,T. [Penguin 1992], p.59


Related Idea

Idea 21435 Man is both social, and unsociable [Kant]