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English citations of archein

  • 2001: Rupert Woodfin [text], Judy Groves [illustrations], and Richard Appignanesi [ed.], Introducing Aristotle, page 148 (Icon Books UK, Totem Books USA; →ISBN
    The point of good laws is to “make good citizens by accustoming them to be good”. Aristotle’s aim is to produce the citizen-ruler. What does he mean?
    [Aristotle]: I mean, someone who is capable of archein and archesthai – to rule and be ruled.