Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Aristotle and Modern Politics. The Persistence of Political Philosophy.

TESSITORE, A., (ed.),

3 Bewertungen bei Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0268020140 / ISBN 13: 9780268020149
Gebraucht Zustand: Antiquarian
Verkäufer Scrinium Classical Antiquity (Aalten, Niederlande)

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 18. September 2013

Anzahl: 1

Gebraucht kaufen
Preis: EUR 21,50 Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 25,95 Von Niederlande nach USA Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
In den Warenkorb legen


University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, 2002. IX,438p. Paperback. Small and light purple coloured stain on upper part fore edge. Else fine. 'Rarely does the grasp of a book effectively match its reach; rarer still is the book that, in doing so, instantly places itself among the scholarly standard in its field. Such ist he quality of the present work. Edited by Aristide Tessitore, this eclectic collection of essays serves to illustrate the ways in which the perceived shortcomings of modern liberal politics can be understood, if not corrected, with reference to several of Aristotle?s writings. This achievement cannot be overstated: that Aristotle is important, albeit historically, is unassailable; that he is still relevant is the genius of this book. The success of this book is due, in large part, to its dialectical character, Tessitore tell us in his introduction that the book is animated by two related themes: that there has been a renaissance in modern Aristotelian scholarship, and that modern political discours is the product of perennial questions and dilemmas to which Aristotle may possess some insight. Put together they constitute the foundations by which such a variety of authors with widely varied approaches might fit beneath the same situational umbrella.? (JEREMY J. MHIRE in International Journal of Classical Tradition, 2005, p.490). Antiquarian. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 33486

Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen

Bibliografische Details

Titel: Aristotle and Modern Politics. The ...


Über diesen Titel


Despite the separation between classical and modern theories of government, contributors to Aristotle and Modern Politics find Aristotle a useful interlocutor for assessing both possibilities and limitations in contemporary politics. In this collection, noted political scientists, theologians, and philosophers discuss the magnitude of Aristotle's presence in contemporary debate and demonstrate some of the ways in which Aristotle sheds new light on contemporary problems. This engaging book also exhibits the persistence of political philosophy at a time when the pervasive influence of ideology and historicism lead many to deny its possibility. Although the authors of these essays differ on the nature of Aristotle's contribution, all are united by the conviction that he has something important to teach citizens of modern political societies. If the fundamental principles of modern politics were drawn from critical reflections of reason over and against the imposition of authority under its various guises, modern politics can best sustain itself by nurturing the critical attitude that initially brought it into being. Paradoxically, serious engagement with the preliberal thought o

About the Author:

ARISTIDE TESSITORE is an associate professor of political science at Furman University.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.


Scrinium Classical Antiquity, member of the Dutch Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (NVvA - ILAB), stands for a specialized stock of new, secondhand and antiquarian books about Classical Antiquity. The main theme of our books is Classical Antiquity: texts and commentaries, translations, archeology, philosophy, travel, history, mythology, books for young people, philology, law, reception of classical motives in Middle Ages, Renaissance and our own time and neo-Hellenika (conptemporary Greece), and many more subjects. A more modest quantity of our books concerns countries, civilisations and religious movements on the edges of the classical world: e.g. Egypt, Middle East and Early Christianity. New books are partly in stock, partly to be ordered from publishers. We are connected to a large number of publishers and distributors, established both in the Netherlands and abroad.

Zur Homepage des Verkäufers


Right of withdrawal

You have the right to withdraw from this contract within 14 days without giving any reason.

The withdrawal period will expire after 14 days from the day ¿on which you acquire, or a third party other
than the carrier and indicated by you acquires, physical possession of the goods.

To exercise the right of withdrawal, you must inform us: Scrinium Classical Antiquity,
Hollenberg 13, 7121 MC Aalten, tel. +31 543 452757,
of your decision to withdraw from this con...

Mehr Information

We ship our books either by Dutch Post NL or by German Deutsche Post / DHL, depending the costs and / or the shipping time, or the value of the books in question. We attempt to handle orders as rapidly as possible, usually within 48 (working day) hours. When ordering books that are not in stock, customers are kindly requested to allow for a slight increase in delivery time. In such cases up-to-date shipping information will be regularly supplied to the customer by email. In the case of increased delivery time the customer will be under no obligation to go through with the purchase; the book will only be ordered with the consent of the customer. Consent being given, the customer cannot cancel his/her order. New books are partly in stock, partly to be ordered from publishers. We are connected to a large number of publishers and distributors, established both in the Netherlands and abroad.

Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen

akzeptiert von diesem Verkäufer

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Vorauskasse PayPal