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The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle's Politics

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Marguerite Deslauriers, Pierre Destrée, Dorothea Frede, Fred D. Miller, Jr, Karen Margrethe Nielsen, Pierre Pellegrin, E. Zoli Filotas, Andrés Rosler, Donald Morrison, Marco Zingano, Christoph Horn, Melissa Lane, Antony Hatzistavrou, Richard Kraut, Thornton Lockwood
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  • Date Published: September 2013
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521181112

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  • One of the most influential works in the history of political theory, Aristotle's Politics is a treatise in practical philosophy, intended to inform legislators and to create the conditions for virtuous and self-sufficient lives for the citizens of a state. In this Companion, distinguished scholars offer new perspectives on the work and its themes. After an opening exploration of the relation between Aristotle's ethics and his politics, the central chapters follow the sequence of the eight books of the Politics, taking up questions such as the role of reason in legitimizing rule, the common good, justice, slavery, private property, citizenship, democracy and deliberation, unity, conflict, law and authority, and education. The closing chapters discuss the interaction between Aristotle's political thought and contemporary democratic theory. The volume will provide a valuable resource for those studying ancient philosophy, classics, and the history of political thought.

    • The volume speaks to both ancient and contemporary political issues
    • Makes clear the significance of Aristotle for contemporary debate
    • Essays address a variety of questions in philosophy, political science and classics
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    • Date Published: September 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521181112
    • length: 442 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.71kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction Marguerite Deslauriers and Pierre Destrée
    1. The political character of Aristotle's ethics Dorothea Frede
    2. The rule of reason Fred D. Miller, Jr
    3. Economy and private property Karen Margrethe Nielsen
    4. Natural slavery Pierre Pellegrin (translated by E. Zoli Filotas)
    5. Political unity and inequality Marguerite Deslauriers
    6. Civic virtue: citizenship, ostracism, and war Andrés Rosler
    7. The common good Donald Morrison
    8. Natural, ethical, and political justice Marco Zingano
    9. Law, governance, and political obligation Christoph Horn
    10. Claims to rule: the case of the multitude Melissa Lane
    11. Faction Antony Hatzistavrou
    12. Education, leisure and politics Pierre Destrée
    13. Deliberating and acting together Bryan Garsten
    14. Aristotle and Rawls on the common good Richard Kraut
    Further reading Thornton Lockwood.

  • Editors

    Marguerite Deslauriers, McGill University, Montréal
    Marguerite Deslauriers is Professor of Philosophy at McGill University. She is the author of Aristotle on Definition (2007).

    Pierre Destrée, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
    Pierre Destrée is Associate Researcher at the Belgian FRS (Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique) and Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve). He has edited several books, including Akrasia in Greek Philosophy (co-edited with Christopher Bobonich, 2007) and Plato and the Poets (co-edited with F.-G. Herrmann, 2011).

    Contributors

    Marguerite Deslauriers, Pierre Destrée, Dorothea Frede, Fred D. Miller, Jr, Karen Margrethe Nielsen, Pierre Pellegrin, E. Zoli Filotas, Andrés Rosler, Donald Morrison, Marco Zingano, Christoph Horn, Melissa Lane, Antony Hatzistavrou, Richard Kraut, Thornton Lockwood

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