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Prudential public leadership : promoting ethics in public policy and administration

Author: John Uhr
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series: Recovering political philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book recovers Aristotle's understanding of the roles of rhetoric and prudence in public leadership, comparing it to the other major political theories of leadership: utilitarianism, as advocated  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Uhr
ISBN: 9781137506481 1137506482
OCLC Number: 902936559
Description: xiii, 202 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Preview: Political Theory and Public Administration 2. Leadership Rhetoric: Defining the Terms 3. Prudential Leadership: The Power of Practical Reason 4. Leadership Dilemmas: Debating Dirty Hands 5. Pragmatism: Mill and the Ethics of Impact 6. Principle: Kant and the Ethics of Intent 7. Prudence: Aristotle and the Ethics of Virtue 8. Leadership Accountability: Democracy and Deliberation 9. Review: Ethics and Leadership in Public Administration
Series Title: Recovering political philosophy.
Responsibility: John Uhr.

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"John Uhr has written a rich and challenging work of political philosophy for public leaders, in order to demonstrate the relevance of political philosophy to practitioners in democratic societies. Read more...

 
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