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Nichols presents modern liberals with the defense of a world of statesmen and citizenship, where rule is for the sake of cultivating public virtue in one's subjects. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. Her Aristotle enlightens the modern liberal by showing a private world of virtue, affection, friendship, and philosophy, not one of crass economic self-satisfaction.

At the heart of Nichols's

In so doing, however, they come to almost antithetical conclusions. Take his definition of citizenship as an example.

Aristotle makes a

For example, they let us know which features and sections are most popular. Aristotle persistantly poses puzzles for his readers as he reflects on assertions that at first seem clear-cut, but which, as he carries his reflections further, fail to be so obvious.

Aristotle makes a claim, e. At the heart of Nichols's analysis is a critique of those who see Aristotle as the defender of natural hierarchies, which have been used to justify natural slavery or the subjection of women.

We use this information to create a better experience for all users. You are not currently authenticated. Swanson makes Aristotle acceptable to liberals by showing him defending the sanctity of the private world, for the sake of which the public world exists. The sentences we read in Aristotle's Politics are tentative statements.