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13 - Fragment 2: The Importance of Order and Supervision for Every Age of Life (35 W)

from Part II - Fragments with Translation and Commentary

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  31 October 2019

Edited and translated by
Carl A. Huffman
Affiliation:
DePauw University, Indiana
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As a general rule, they thought that it was necessary to suppose that there is no greater evil than anarchy, for it is not natural for human beings to be saved, if there is no one supervising them. Concerning rulers and ruled they thought as follows: they asserted that rulers must not only be knowledgeable but also love humanity, and that the ruled must not only be obedient but also love the rulers.

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Aristoxenus of Tarentum: The Pythagorean Precepts (How to Live a Pythagorean Life)
An Edition of and Commentary on the Fragments with an Introduction
, pp. 166 - 190
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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