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"Perspective On Politics" - An Analysis of Political Thought
Reviews "Perspective on Politics" which cites various political theories and outlooks.
# 143412 | 750 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Political Science (Political Theory) , Philosophy (Ethics)


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This paper reviews the work"Perspective on Politics" which analyzes three political quotations. These include works such as Machiavelli's "The Prince", another from Aristotle's "Nichomachean Ethics", and another from Sir Thomas Aquinas' "The Summary of Theology." Each goes into a quote's meaning and then what the quote means in the context of the writing in which it came from.

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"The 'virtue of character' quotation in Aristotle's Nichomachean Ethics is an example of how Aristotle believes in the dichotomies between vice and virtue and different plateaus as to which side of human nature, 'good,' or 'bad,' can be achieved. Each virtue has a vice of excess and deficiency, but in terms of virtue of character, there are levels to the state of character one can be in. The first state is heroic excellence, ordinary excellence, self-control, lack of self-control, badness of character and brutishness. The translations are different in many cases, but..."

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