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Magnanimity and statesmanship

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political leadership,
  • Political science -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Carson Holloway.
    ContributionsHolloway, Carson, 1969-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC330.3 .M24 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 229 p. ;
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18498416M
    ISBN 100739117416
    ISBN 109780739117415
    LC Control Number2007040137

    Book Reviews; Opinion / Interviews On the contrary, it is a sign of strength, magnanimity, prudent and statesmanship. Revolutions are processes that have shaped the course of history. But.


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For anyone who wants to understand the full history of classical, Christian, and modern thought about magnanimity and statesmanship, this is the indispensable book. (Larry Arnhart, Northern Illinois University)3/5(2). Magnanimity and Statesmanship is a collection of papers on the virtue of Aristotelian magnanimity (or greatness of soul) and its relationship to the history of political philosophy and to the art of statesmanship.

Aristotle's account of the "great-souled man" may seem somewhat alien to the sensibilities of a modern by: "Magnanimity and Statesmanship is a collection of papers on the virtue of Aristotelian magnanimity (or greatness of soul) and its relationship to the history of political philosophy and to the art of statesmanship.

Magnanimity and Statesmanship is a collection of papers on the virtue of Aristotelian magnanimity (or greatness of soul) and its relationship to the history of political philosophy and to the art of statesmanship.

Aristotle's account of the "great-souled man" may seem somewhat alien to the sensibilities of a modern democracy.3/5(1). Magnanimity Magnanimity and statesmanship book Statesmanship is a collection of papers on the virtue of Aristotelian magnanimity (or greatness of soul) and its relationship to the history of political philosophy and to Magnanimity and statesmanship book art of statesmanship.

Aristotle's account of the "great-souled man" may seem somewhat alien to the sensibilities of a modern democracy. Magnanimity and Statesmanship out of 5 stars Magnanimity or ego-maniac.

Febru In summary, this book raises several thought-provoking questions about what leadership should be/5(2). The other two are that Christianity does away with the need for magnanimous statesmanship by lowering the end of politics to the preservation of temporal peace and that it destroys the ground for magnanimity by undermining belief in nature as an autonomous order.

In this article I respond only to Arnhart's first argument. T2 - Statesmanship, magnanimity, and the rule of the many. AU - Overeem, Patrick. PY - Y1 - N2 - Present-day political theory pays much attention to citizenship but hardly any to statesmanship.

Classical political philosophy, by contrast, discussed the latter at least as much as, if not more than the former. For Aristotle, statesmanship is closely connected but not identical to his conception of the good man and Magnanimity and statesmanship book is possible in various but not all forms of government.

So Aristotle’s notion of the politikos offers a useful entrance to various core issues at the nexus of his moral and political thought. Statesmanship, Humility, and Happiness: Reflections on Robert Faulkner's The Case for Greatness 1.

I am grateful to the Earhart Foundation, the Strake Foundation, and the University of Notre Dame's College of Arts and Letters for their generous support of my research, and to Veronica Roberts for her fine research and editorial assistance. This book has been cited by the following publications.

This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef. Mendham, Matthew D. EUDAIMONIA AND AGAPE IN MACINTYRE AND KIERKEGAARD'S WORKS OF LOVE. Journal of Religious Ethics, Vol. 35, Issue. 4, p. “ Christianity, Magnanimity, and Statesmanship.”. Making Democracy Great Again or Not: Alexis de Tocqueville on Why Greatness in Democratic Society Requires Justice.

Perspectives on Political Science: Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. lished a book about the British civil servant which he. titled, with unmistakable reference to Plato, The States- “ Statesmanship as Magnanimity: Classi-cal, Christian & modern. magnanimity definition: 1. kindness and generosity, especially towards an enemy or someone you have defeated: 2.

kindness. Learn more. The second court martial of Sarath Fonseka, Sri Lanka's former Army commander, has ended predictably with a verdict of guilty on the charge of violating procedures in military procurement.

Last mo. Fornieri contends that Lincoln’s character is best understood in terms of Aquinas’s understanding of magnanimity or greatness of soul, the crowning virtue of statesmanship.

True political greatness, as embodied by Lincoln, involves both humility and sacrificial service for the common good. difficulties Aristotelian magnanimity is compatible with Christian morality.

This argument takes the form of a response to Larry Arnhart's article, "Statesmanship as Magnanimity: Classical, Christian, and Modern," which contends that Christianity necessarily undermines magnanimity.4 The article concludes with 2.

Ibid., b 3. Ibid. The chapters loosely follow the order of the Nicomachean Ethics in examining topics such as political science, statesmanship and magnanimity, justice, practical wisdom, friendship, and the relationship between the active and the contemplative life.

They have in common an appreciation of the relevance of Aristotle’s writings, which offer the. It may be said that the ethos of our modern age does not encourage the qualities that make for great statesmanship, the kind one would find in antiquity.

Professor Arnhart attributes this disposition to the political influence of Christianity which considers it a manifestation of pride, and therefore a cardinal sin, to celebrate the statesman's heroic virtues.

Magnanimity, at least for Cicero’s Stoic character Cato, is an aspect of wisdom that recognizes and clings to that which is honestus as superior. He is also the co-editor (with Paul R. DeHart) of Reason, Revelation, and the Civic Order: Political Philosophy and the Claims of Faith (Northern Illinois University Press, ) and editor of Magnanimity and Statesmanship (Lexington Books, ).

This philosophical statesmanship, Fornieri argues, can best be understood in terms of six dimensions of political leadership: wisdom, prudence, duty, magnanimity, rhetoric, and patriotism.

Drawing on insights from history, politics, and philosophy, Fornieri tackles the question of how Lincoln’s statesmanship displayed each of these crucial. Statesmanship as Magnanimity Men of Ambition but so Few of Grand Ambitions" (vol.

2, part 3, ch. 19). During a democratic revolution, he says, men of great ambition strive for fame and power. But after the revolution, once the memory of its extraordinary events.

More Caesar than Cato, Lincoln was right about many things. But, however “great” his achievement in transforming our compound republic into a single nation dedicated to a single principle, the “good” he sought was too narrow and extreme.

It undermined the Constitution he was honor-bound to uphold. He cannot properly be deemed a statesman of high rank because he did not fulfill his duty. A Journal of Political Thought and Statesmanship PRICE: $ IN CANADA: $ A Publication of the Claremont Institute Plus Reviews and Essays on: Abraham Lincoln, the Anglosphere, Aristotle, Big Government, Charlie Hebdo, the Declaration of Independence, Diversity, Israel, the Living Constitution, Martin Gilbert, Modern Liberalism, Natural.

Demands for statesmanship tend to hold up a model of greatness in political leadership that is profoundly dangerous. The desire to be “great” by upholding the interests of the nation as a political whole promotes a massive increase in the extent.

Vaughan, Geoffrey M. "Hobbes on Magnanimity and Statesmanship: Replacing Virtue with Science." Magnanimity and Statesmanship. Edited by Carson Holloway. Lexington Books,pp. This Book Chapter is brought to you for free and open access by the Political Science Department at Digital Commons @ Assumption University.

Carson Holloway's () edited collection, Magnanimity and Statesmanship, introduces and examines Aristotle's conception of magnanimity, allowing other contributors to explore changes in the concept in classical, Christian, and modern political thought.

The final part of the volume consists of the study of political leaders, focusing on Thomas. In an aptly named permanent exhibit of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum called The Whispering Gallery, visitors are visually and audibly confronted with.

Soul.” Co-authored with Catherine Zuckert. In Magnanimity and Statesmanship, ed. Carson Holloway. Lexington Books, Book Reviews: Review of Nietzsche’s Culture War, by Shilo Brooks (Palgrave, ), Review of Politics (forthcoming). Review of An Interpretation of Nietzsche’s Uses and Disadvantage of History for Life, by.

The other day at the used book store, (Spence Publishing), and the editor of a collection of essays entitled Magnanimity and Statesmanship (Lexington Books).

His articles have appeared in the Review of Politics, Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy, Perspectives on Political Science, and First Things.

Statesmanship is a great skill that entails actions to serve moral ends. Though leadership and statesmanship may be mistakenly taken to mean the same thing, they are different.

However, both share similar qualities but attention to character is only unique to statesmanship. Magnanimity (from Latin magnanimitās, from magna "big" + animus "soul, spirit") is the virtue of being great of mind and heart.

It encompasses, usually, a refusal to be petty, a willingness to face danger, and actions for noble purposes. Its antithesis is pusillanimity (Latin: pusillanimitās).Although the word magnanimity has a traditional connection to Aristotelian philosophy, it also has.

of a philosophical statesmanship that united greatness of thought and action, one that combined theory and practice. This philo­ sophical statesmanship, Fornieri argues, can best be understood in terms of six dimen­ sions of political leadership: wisdom, pru­ dence, duty, magnanimity, rhetoric, and pa ­ triotism.

Drawing on insights from. After having written a fine book about Raymond Aron as a political scientist and edited some of Aron's best essays, Mahoney has turned to the statesman who provoked in Aron an inseparable mixture of admiration and exasperation: Charles de Gaulle. In a short volume, Mahoney covers the essentials.

He examines both de Gaulle's political philosophy and the meaning of his most important. Magnanimity and Statesmanship (Lanham, MD: Lexington: ); Richard S.

Ruderman, "Statesmanship Reconsidered," Perspectives on Political Science (), ; and Christopher Lynch and Jonathan Marks (eds.). Principle and Prudence in Western Political Thought (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, ).

Calvin Coolidge, the stoic New Englander who served as president from toexerted leadership between two momentous ages. His presidency, during a quiet period wedged between two World Wars and two Progressive eras, is often neglected and considered inconsequential.

Fornieri contends that Lincoln\'s character is best understood in terms of Aquinas\'s understanding of magnanimity or greatness of soul, the crowning virtue of statesmanship. True political greatness, as embodied by Lincoln, involves both humility and sacrificial service for the common good.

Evolution, Religion, and the Future of Democracy (Spence Publishing), and All Shook Up: Music, Passion and Politics (Spence Publishing), and the editor of a collection of essays entitled Magnanimity and Statesmanship (Lexington Books). Southern Illinois University Press, expected June 4, What constitutes Lincoln’s political greatness as a statesman.

As a great leader, he saved the Union, presided over the end of slavery, and helped to pave the way for an interracial democracy. His. He is the author of Magnanimity and Statesmanship (), The Right Darwin: Evolution, Religion, and the Future of Democracy (), and All Shook Up: Music.

William S. Smith is research fellow and managing director at the Center for the Study of Statesmanship at The Catholic University of America.

His latest book is Democracy and Imperialism, published by the University of Michigan Press. Article originally published at The American Conservative.

"It was a testimony," Burlingame said, "to Lincoln’s magnanimity and his unwillingness to bear grudges." With Lincoln's assassination, "the divisions immediately melt away," McWhirter said.