Aristotle and Modern Politics: The Persistence of Political Philosophy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780268020149
  • Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Renaissance in Aristotelian Studies and the Persistence of Political Philosophy 1
Pt. 1 The Problem of Community
Ch. 1 Community: An Aristotelian Social Theory 19
Ch. 2 Aristotelian Social Democracy 47
Ch. 3 Justice and the Dilemma of Moral Virtue in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics 105
Pt. 2 Virtue
Ch. 4 MacIntyre and Aristotle on the Foundation of Virtue 133
Ch. 5 Leo Strauss's Aristotle and Martin Heidegger's Politics 162
Ch. 6 Liberalism's Need for Virtue and Christian Theology 208
Pt. 3 Law, Economics, and Politics
Ch. 7 The Middle Way: What Contemporary Liberal Legal Theorists Can Learn from Aristotle 233
Ch. 8 Integrating Public Good and Private Right: The Virtue of Property 258
Ch. 9 Aristotelianism, Commerce, and the Liberal Order 278
Pt. 4 The Foundations of Modern Politics
Ch. 10 The Culture of Democracy: Aristotle's Athenaion Politeia as Political Theory 307
Ch. 11 The Deliberative Model of Democracy and Aristotle's Ethics of Natural Questions 342
Ch. 12 Aristotelian Autonomy 375
Contributors 403
Index 407
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