Susan D. Collins's Aristotle and the Rediscovery of Citizenship PDF

By Susan D. Collins

ISBN-10: 0521110211

ISBN-13: 9780521110211

ISBN-10: 0521860466

ISBN-13: 9780521860468

Aristotle and the Rediscovery of Citizenship confronts a query that's primary to Aristotle's political philosophy in addition to to modern political conception: what's a citizen? solutions end up to be elusive, partly simply because past due twentieth-century evaluations of the Enlightenment known as into doubt primary tenets that when guided us. attractive the 2 significant works of Aristotle's political philosophy, his Nicomachean Ethics and his Politics, Susan D. Collins poses questions that present discussions of liberal citizenship don't safely deal with. Drawing a direction from modern disputes to Aristotle, she examines intimately his complicated shows of ethical advantage, civic schooling, and legislations; his view of the goals and boundaries of the political neighborhood; and his therapy of the relationship among citizenship and the human strong. Collins thereby indicates how Aristotle remains to be an imperative resource of enlightenment, as he has been for political and spiritual traditions of the past.

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