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The Resource Aristotle's Politics : living well and living together, Eugene Garver

Aristotle's Politics : living well and living together, Eugene Garver

Label
Aristotle's Politics : living well and living together
Title
Aristotle's Politics
Title remainder
living well and living together
Statement of responsibility
Eugene Garver
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"'Man is a political animal,' Aristotle asserts near the beginning of the Politics. In this novel reading of one of the foundational texts of political philosophy, Eugene Garver traces the surprising implications of Aristotle's claim and explores the treatise's relevance to ongoing political concerns. Often dismissed as overly grounded in Aristotle's specific moment in time, in fact the Politics challenges contemporary understandings of human action and allows us to better see ourselves today. Close examination of Aristotle's treatise, Garver finds, reveals a significant, practical role for philosophy to play in politics. Philosophers present arguments about issues--such as the right and the good, justice and modes of governance, the relation between the good person and the good citizen, and the character of a good life--that politicians must then make appealing to their fellow citizens. Completing Garver's trilogy on Aristotle's unique vision... Aristotle's Politics yields new ways of thinking about ethics and politics, ancient and modern."--book jacket
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Garver, Eugene
Index
index present
LC call number
JC71.A7
LC item number
G37 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aristotle
  • Aristotle
  • Political science
Label
Aristotle's Politics : living well and living together, Eugene Garver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Completes a trilogy on Aristotle: Aristotle's Rhetoric: an art of character (University of Chicago Press, 1994) and Confronting Aristotle's Ethics: ancient and modern morality (University of Chicago Press, 2006) were the first two books in the series"--Preliminaries
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-291) and index
Contents
Introduction: Aristotle's Politics: living well and living together -- Book I: Slavery and the will to power -- Book II: Aristotle's state as a work of art -- The justice of book III and the incompleteness of the normative -- Practical knowledge and the four orientations to the best -- Factions and the paradox of Aristotelian practical science -- The best life and the common life -- Conclusion: people as political animals
Control code
ocn709890524
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 300 p.
Isbn
9780226284026
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011013137
System control number
(OCoLC)709890524
Label
Aristotle's Politics : living well and living together, Eugene Garver
Publication
Note
"Completes a trilogy on Aristotle: Aristotle's Rhetoric: an art of character (University of Chicago Press, 1994) and Confronting Aristotle's Ethics: ancient and modern morality (University of Chicago Press, 2006) were the first two books in the series"--Preliminaries
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-291) and index
Contents
Introduction: Aristotle's Politics: living well and living together -- Book I: Slavery and the will to power -- Book II: Aristotle's state as a work of art -- The justice of book III and the incompleteness of the normative -- Practical knowledge and the four orientations to the best -- Factions and the paradox of Aristotelian practical science -- The best life and the common life -- Conclusion: people as political animals
Control code
ocn709890524
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 300 p.
Isbn
9780226284026
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011013137
System control number
(OCoLC)709890524

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