David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (2004)
Divisions abound as to whether politics should be held responsible to a higher moral standard or whether pragmatic considerations, or realpolitik, should prevail. The two poles are represented most conspicuously by Aristotle (for whom the proper aim of politics is moral virtue) and Machiavelli (whose prince exalted political pragmatism over morality). The fourteen contributions to this volume address perennial concerns in political and moral theory. They underscore the rekindled yearning of many to hold the political realm to a higher standard despite the skepticism of dissenters who question the likelihood, or even the desirability, of success.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$4.45 used (91% off) $28.96 new (39% off) $42.30 direct from Amazon (10% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||JA79.M59 2004|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Garrath Williams (2007). Ethics and Human Relationality: Between Arendt's Accounts of Morality. HannahArendt.Net 3.
Roman Altshuler (2009). Political Realism and Political Idealism: The Difference That Evil Makes. Public Reason 1 (2):73-87.
Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2010). What Should Constitutions Do? Cambridge University Press.
Joseph Raz (1994). Ethics in the Public Domain: Essays in the Morality of Law and Politics. Oxford University Press.
Alice MacLachlan, An Ethic of Plurality: Reconciling Politics and Morality in Hannah Arendt. History and Judgment: IWM JVF Conference Vol. 21.
C. A. J. Coady (2008). Messy Morality: The Challenge of Politics. Oxford University Press.
Igor Primoratz (ed.) (2007). Politics and Morality. Palgrave Macmillan.
Craig L. Carr (2010). Liberalism and Pluralism: The Politics of E Pluribus Unum. Palgrave Macmillan.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads16 ( #102,153 of 1,100,932 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #290,065 of 1,100,932 )
How can I increase my downloads?