Augustine and the Limits of Politics (Revisions: A Series of by Jean Bethke Elshtain

By Jean Bethke Elshtain

again to the tough floor is a philosophical research of useful wisdom, with significant import for pro perform and the moral existence in sleek society. Its goal is to explain the type of wisdom that informs reliable perform in more than a few disciplines corresponding to schooling, psychotherapy, drugs, administration, and legislations. via mirrored image on key glossy thinkers who've revived cardinal insights of Aristotle, and a sustained engagement with the thinker himself, it offers an intensive problem to the scientistic assumptions that experience ruled how those specialist domain names were conceived, practiced, and institutionalized.

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