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Aristotle's Politics Chapter 2

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In Book 1, Aristotle starts with introducing what political community or city is like. He says, “Since we see that every city is some sort of community … for the sake of some good, it is clear that all communities aim at some good”. It is safe to say that an established community is for the sake of others. For Aristotle, a city that “embraces all the others” is a community that strives the good of all.
In Chapter 2 of “Aristotle’s Politics”, Aristotle discusses how some things progress in a natural approach from the very start. First, he is convinced that a city must have a “conjoining of persons who cannot exist without one another” for it to be “natural.” One example of this is a bond between male and female. A man needs to be paired with

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