and more perfect thing both to attain and to secure” (tr. F.
H. Peters).” I replied, “if it were not his
fortune to live in a state adapted to his nature. In such a state only will
he himself rather attain his full statureFor AU)CH/SETAI Cf.
Theaet. 163 CI(/NA KAI\
AU)CA/NH| and Newman, Aristot.Pol. i. p. 68
“As the Christian is
said to be complete in Christ so the individual is said by Aristotle to
be complete in the PO/LIS”
Spencer, Data of
Ethics, xv. “Hence it is manifest that we must
consider the ideal man as existing in the ideal social state.”
Cf. also 592 A-B, 520 A-C and Introd. Vol. I. p. xxvii. and