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Magnanimity and statesmanship

Author: Carson Holloway
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the changing understanding of great political leadership through the history of political philosophy. Covering thinkers from Aristotle to Nietzsche, and including treatments of such statesmen  Read more...

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Magnanimity and statesmanship.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2008
(OCoLC)604759847
Online version:
Magnanimity and statesmanship.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2008
(OCoLC)608520291
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carson Holloway
ISBN: 9780739117415 0739117416
OCLC Number: 174112639
Description: ix, 229 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Carson Holloway --
Magnanimity in classical and Christian political thought --
Aristotle's magnanimous man / Carson Holloway --
Magnanimity and statesmanship : the Ciceronian difference / James Fetter and Walter Nicgorski --
Thomas Aquinas on magnanimous and prudent statesmanship / Kenneth L. Deutsch --
Magnanimity and modernity --
Hobbes on magnanimity and statesmanship : replacing virtue with science / Geoffrey M. Vaughan --
Tocqueville on greatness and justice / Peter Augustine Lawler --
The magnanimous overman : on Nietzsche's transformation of Aristotle's greatness of soul / Jeffrey Church and Catherine H. Zuckert --
Magnanimous statesmen --
Magnanimity and martyrdom : the death and life of Thomas More / James R. Stoner Jr. --
George Washington's greatness and Aristotelian virtue : enduring lessons for constitutional democracy / Paul Carrese --
Lincoln and biblical magnanimity / Joseph R. Fornieri --
The statesman as great-souled man : Winston Churchill / Will Morrisey --
Index --
About the editor and contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Carson Holloway.
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Writing with erudition and insight, the contributors to this volume address themselves to a fundamental problem of our time: we both want and need excellent political leadership, yet we do not fully Read more...

 
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