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By Susan D. Collins

Aristotle and the Rediscovery of Citizenship confronts a query that's critical to Aristotle's political philosophy in addition to to modern political concept: what's a citizen? solutions end up to be elusive, partially simply because overdue twentieth-century reviews of the Enlightenment known as into doubt basic 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 thoroughly 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 remedy of the relationship among citizenship and the human stable. Collins thereby exhibits how Aristotle remains to be an integral resource of enlightenment, as he has been for political and non secular traditions of the past.

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