Synopses & Reviews
Stephen Salkever shows that reading Aristotle is a starting point for discussing contemporary political problems in new ways that avoid the opposition between liberal individualism and republican communitarianism, between the politics of rights and the politics of virtues.
Originally published in 1990.
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Table of Contents
|1||Aristotle's Teleology and the Tradition of Evaluative Explanation||13|
|2||Theorizing the Human Good||57|
|3||How Theory Informs Practice: Virtues and Rules in Aristotelian Practical Philosophy||105|
|4||Gendered Virtue: Plato and Aristotle on the Politics of Virility||165|
|5||Reconceiving Liberal Democracy, Part I: Democracy as a Range of Possibilities||205|
|6||Reconceiving Liberal Democracy, Part II: Liberal Virtues and the Public Life||237|