[Ads-l] Request: Source of quote by Aristotle

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 15 19:44:38 EST 2022


There is a solid match within the translation of Aristotle's Politics
by Benjamin Jowett.

Year: 1885
Book Title: The Politics of Aristotle
Translator: Benjamin Jowett
Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press
Book 1
Quote Page 2

https://books.google.com/books?id=UPU70NrxY80C&q=%22first+growth%22#v=snippet&

[Begin excerpt]
He who thus considers things in their first growth and origin, whether
a state or anything else, will obtain the clearest view of them.
[End excerpt]

Garson

On Sat, Jan 15, 2022 at 5:54 PM Cohen, Gerald Leonard <gcohen at mst.edu> wrote:
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> I'd be grateful if someone would tell me the specific source of Aristotle's quote
> "He who sees things grow from the beginning will have the best view of them."
>
> Gerald Cohen
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