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The Resource Aristotle on the nature of community, Adriel M. Trott, Wabash College

Aristotle on the nature of community, Adriel M. Trott, Wabash College

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Aristotle on the nature of community
Title
Aristotle on the nature of community
Statement of responsibility
Adriel M. Trott, Wabash College
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This reading of Aristotle's Politics builds on the insight that the history of political philosophy is a series of configurations of nature and reason. Aristotle's conceptualization of nature is unique because it is not opposed to or subordinated to reason. Adriel M. Trott uses Aristotle's definition of nature as an internal source of movement to argue that he viewed community as something that arises from the activity that forms it rather than being a form imposed on individuals. Using these definitions, Trott develops readings of Aristotle's four arguments for the naturalness of the polis, i
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1976-
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Trott, Adriel M.
Dewey number
320.01/1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Aristotle
  • Political science
  • Philosophy of nature
Label
Aristotle on the nature of community, Adriel M. Trott, Wabash College
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Aristotle on the Nature of Community; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction; The Historical Contest of Nature and Reason; The Resources of Aristotle's Politics; Difficulties with Reading Aristotle; Interpretative Strategies; The Natural Polis; 1 The Internal Principle of Change Interpretation of Nature; Nature as Archē Kinēseōs; Kinēsis in Natural Generation; Actuality, Potentiality, and Natural Movement; Generation and Privation; Metabolē and Kinēsis; Conclusion; 2 The Four Arguments for the Naturalness of the Polis; Beginning Again: The Genetic Argument
  • In the End: The Telic ArgumentSpeaking of: The Argument from Logos; Parts and Wholes: The Moriōn Argument; Against Totalitarianism and Liberal Individualism; Against Totalitarianism; Against Liberal Individualism; Conclusion; 3 Logos and the Political Nature of Anthrōpos; Phōnē, Logos, and Political Life; Logos and the Aristotelian Self; The Priority of Logos; Nous and Logos; Conclusion; 4 The Natural Rational Human and the Natural Rational Polis; The Nature of Being Human: Logos; Praxis and Energeia; Choice, Deliberation, and Nature; Choice without Will: What Depends on Us
  • Political Freedom: Deliberating over EndsEthical Life: Choice of What Depends on Our Efforts; Nature, Human Reason, and the Polis; The Nature of the Polis; The Natural Polis and Language; The Natural Polis and Its Internal Source; Conclusion; 5 Deliberation and Constitution; Deliberation as Archē Kinēseōs; Citizens and Deliberation; Ruling and Being Ruled; Ruling and Deliberation; Deliberation and the Order of the Community; Deliberation Undomesticated; Constitution as Formal and Final Cause; Constitution as Form; The Role of Rulers in Preserving the Constitution; Constitution as Final Cause
  • Conclusion: Deliberation and Constitution6 Natural Slaves and Silent Women: The Case for Political Rule as Deliberation; The Extremity of Natural Slavery in the Politics; Deliberation and Nature; The Inhumanity of Despotic Rule; Political Rule, Taking Turns, and the Role of Women; Conclusions for Political Life; Conclusion; Practical Implications; Arab Spring and the Occupy Movement; Deliberation and the Constitution; Bibliography; Primary Texts; Scholarly Literature; Source Index; Index
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ocn864551306
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781139567206
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864551306
Label
Aristotle on the nature of community, Adriel M. Trott, Wabash College
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Aristotle on the Nature of Community; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction; The Historical Contest of Nature and Reason; The Resources of Aristotle's Politics; Difficulties with Reading Aristotle; Interpretative Strategies; The Natural Polis; 1 The Internal Principle of Change Interpretation of Nature; Nature as Archē Kinēseōs; Kinēsis in Natural Generation; Actuality, Potentiality, and Natural Movement; Generation and Privation; Metabolē and Kinēsis; Conclusion; 2 The Four Arguments for the Naturalness of the Polis; Beginning Again: The Genetic Argument
  • In the End: The Telic ArgumentSpeaking of: The Argument from Logos; Parts and Wholes: The Moriōn Argument; Against Totalitarianism and Liberal Individualism; Against Totalitarianism; Against Liberal Individualism; Conclusion; 3 Logos and the Political Nature of Anthrōpos; Phōnē, Logos, and Political Life; Logos and the Aristotelian Self; The Priority of Logos; Nous and Logos; Conclusion; 4 The Natural Rational Human and the Natural Rational Polis; The Nature of Being Human: Logos; Praxis and Energeia; Choice, Deliberation, and Nature; Choice without Will: What Depends on Us
  • Political Freedom: Deliberating over EndsEthical Life: Choice of What Depends on Our Efforts; Nature, Human Reason, and the Polis; The Nature of the Polis; The Natural Polis and Language; The Natural Polis and Its Internal Source; Conclusion; 5 Deliberation and Constitution; Deliberation as Archē Kinēseōs; Citizens and Deliberation; Ruling and Being Ruled; Ruling and Deliberation; Deliberation and the Order of the Community; Deliberation Undomesticated; Constitution as Formal and Final Cause; Constitution as Form; The Role of Rulers in Preserving the Constitution; Constitution as Final Cause
  • Conclusion: Deliberation and Constitution6 Natural Slaves and Silent Women: The Case for Political Rule as Deliberation; The Extremity of Natural Slavery in the Politics; Deliberation and Nature; The Inhumanity of Despotic Rule; Political Rule, Taking Turns, and the Role of Women; Conclusions for Political Life; Conclusion; Practical Implications; Arab Spring and the Occupy Movement; Deliberation and the Constitution; Bibliography; Primary Texts; Scholarly Literature; Source Index; Index
Control code
ocn864551306
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139567206
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864551306

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