Aristotle: Political Philosophy / Edition 1

Aristotle: Political Philosophy / Edition 1

by Richard Kraut
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198782004

ISBN-13: 9780198782001

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book offers a systematic overview of Aristotle's conception of well-being, virtue and justice in the Nicomachean Ethics, and then explores the major themes of Politics: civic-mindedness, slavery, family, property, the common good, class conflict, the limited wisdom of the multitude, and the radically egalitarian institutions of the ideal society.

Overview

This book offers a systematic overview of Aristotle's conception of well-being, virtue and justice in the Nicomachean Ethics, and then explores the major themes of Politics: civic-mindedness, slavery, family, property, the common good, class conflict, the limited wisdom of the multitude, and the radically egalitarian institutions of the ideal society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198782001
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
Founders of Modern Political and Social Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I
1. Aristotle's Political World and Writings
2. Prolegomenon to Aristotle's Ethics: Against Subjectivism
3. Well-Being and Virtue
4. Justice in the Nicomachean Ethics
Part II
5. Introduction to the Politics
6. Politics VII-VIII: The Ideal Polis
7. Politics I: Nature, Political Animals, and Civic Priority
8. Politics I: Slavery
9. Politics II: Family, Property, and Civic Unity
10. Politics III: Citizenship, Stability, and Obedience
11. Politics III: Correct Constitutions and the Common Good
12. Politics IV-VI: Non-Ideal Constitutions
13. Final Thoughts
References, Index of Passages, General Index

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