Aristotle quote about democracy from Politics - Tyranny, as I was saying, is monarchy exercising the rule of a master over the political society; oligarchy is when men of property have the government in their hands; democracy, the opposite, when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
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Tyranny, as I was saying, is monarchy exercising the rule of a master over the political society; oligarchy is when men of property have the government in their hands; democracy, the opposite, when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
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Author Aristotle
Source Politics
Topic democracy tyranny
Date 4th century BC
Language English
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Note Translated by Benjamin Jowett
Weblink http://classics.mit.edu/Aristotle/politics.html

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