Single Idea 2806

[catalogued under 25. Society / E. State Functions / 1. The Law / a. Legal system]

Full Idea

Man is the worst of all animals when divorced from law and justice.

Gist of Idea

Man is the worst of all animals when divorced from law and justice

Source

Aristotle (Politics [c.332 BCE], 1253a31)

Book Reference

Aristotle: 'The Politics', ed/tr. Sinclair,T.A. /Saunders,T. [Penguin 1992], p.61