Download PDF by Susan D. Collins: Aristotle and the Rediscovery of Citizenship

By Susan D. Collins

Aristotle and the Rediscovery of Citizenship confronts a question that's critical to Aristotle's political philosophy in addition to to modern political thought: what's a citizen? solutions end up to be elusive, partially simply because overdue twentieth-century reviews of the Enlightenment known as into doubt primary tenets that when guided us. attractive the 2 significant works of Aristotle's political philosophy, his Nicomachean Ethics and his Politics, Susan D. Collins poses questions that present discussions of liberal citizenship don't safely deal with. Drawing a direction from modern disputes to Aristotle, she examines intimately his advanced shows of ethical advantage, civic schooling, and legislations; his view of the goals and boundaries of the political group; and his therapy of the relationship among citizenship and the human strong. Collins thereby exhibits how Aristotle remains to be an fundamental resource of enlightenment, as he has been for political and non secular traditions of the past.

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