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Wretched Aristotle : using the past to rescue the future / Jude P. Dougherty.

Author/Creator:
Dougherty, Jude P., 1930-
Publication:
Lanham : Lexington Books, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 236 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Aristotle -- Influence.
Civilization -- History.
Civilization, Western -- 21st century.
Contents:
Introduction
The relevance of antiquity
Wretched Aristotle
Tom Wolfe's Epictetus
Aristotle in North America
Ora et labora : Benedict's legacy
Ancients and moderns on the subject of property
The ontology of the artifact
The failure of positivism and the enduring legacy of Comte
Judicial decision within the rule of law
Modern interpretations of religion : the legacy of Hume and Kant
Santayana on the role of religion in society
Indestructible Islam
Science and the shaping of modernity : the reciprocal influence of science and culture
The use and abuse of analogy and metaphor in scientific explanation
Morality with and without God
Responsibility : recognition and limits
National identity
The fragility of democracy
The socialist mind
The natural basis of the theological virtue of hope.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780739140062 (cloth : alk. paper)
073914006X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739140086 (electronic)
0739140086 (electronic)
OCLC:
416140369
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