Single Idea 2832

[catalogued under 25. Society / B. The State / 2. State Legitimacy / e. General will]

Full Idea

The state aims to consist as far as possible of those who are like and equal.

Gist of Idea

The state aims to consist as far as possible of those who are like and equal

Source

Aristotle (Politics [c.332 BCE], 1295b25)

Book Reference

Aristotle: 'The Politics', ed/tr. Sinclair,T.A. /Saunders,T. [Penguin 1992], p.267