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Aristotle Political Philosophy

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ISBN-10: 0198782004

ISBN-13: 9780198782001

Edition: 2002

Authors: Richard Kraut

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This book presents a wide-ranging overview of Aristotle's political thought that makes him come alive as a philosopher who can speak to our own times. Beginning with a critique of subjectivist accounts of well-being, Kraut goes on to assess Aristotle's objective and universalistic account of eudaimonia and excellent activity. He offers a detailed interpretation of Aristotle's conception of justice in the Nicomachean Ethics, and then turns to the major themes of the Politics: the political nature of human beings, the city's priority over the individual, the justification of slavery, the defence of the family and property, the pluralistic nature of cities and the need for their unification,…    
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Book details

List price: $58.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/18/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 536
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Aristotle's Political World and Writings
Prolegomenon to Aristotle's Ethics: Against Subjectivism
Well-Being and Virtue
Justice in the Nicomachean Ethics
Introduction to the Politics
Politics VII and VIII: The Ideal Polis
Politics I: Nature, Political Animals, and Civic Priority
Politics I: Slavery
Politics II: Family, Property, and Civic Unity
Politics III: Citizenship, Stability, and Obedience
Politics III: Correct Constitutions and the Common Good
Politics IV-VI: Non-Ideal Constitutions
Final Thoughts
Index Locorum
General Index