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Aristotle's Liberalism of Virtue

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ISBN-10: 3844300694

ISBN-13: 9783844300697

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jenifer Cartland

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Students of Aristotle s political thought wrestle with a deep tension. If friendship is the basis of community, Aristotle s ideal community must be rather clannish and exclusive. It is an uncomfortable view of political life from the standpoint of the twenty-first century, both for liberals and liberalism s critics. And many of Aristotle s own positions, for example his strong criticism of Plato s city in speech, do not seem to square with it. Is it the right picture? This book argues that, from Aristotle s perspective, a politics focused on virtue neither necessarily excludes persons who are not fully virtuous from politics nor coerces citizens who are not wholly virtuous into acting well.…    
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Book details

List price: $92.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.45" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English