Aristotle on Prescription: Deliberation and Rule-Making in Aristotle’s Practical Philosophy
Aristotle on Prescription explores Aristotle’s deep reflections on rule-making as a process that is both distinct from that of particular deliberation and decision-making and fundamental to it, operating at the level both of the individual and of society as a whole.
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Chapter 1 The Reasons for This Research
Chapter 2 Problems and Debates
Chapter 3 Deliberation and Prescription
Chapter 4 Prescriptive Reason and Practical Wisdom
Chapter 5 Prescription and Architectonic Order
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