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Political Responsibility as a Virtue: Nussbaum, MacIntyre, and Ricoeur on the Fragility of Politics.

Authors:
Berry Tholen

Alternatives (Boulder) 2018 Feb 20;43(1):22-34. Epub 2018 May 20.

Department of Public Administration, School for Management Research, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Contemporary virtue ethics is often criticized for its silence on political issues. In this article, it is argued, however, that virtue ethical theory can provide a clarifying understanding of political responsibility. Building on the work of Nussbaum, MacIntyre, and Ricoeur, first, the virtue ethical meaning of politics is elaborated. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0304375418777178DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6094545PMC
February 2018

The Power of the Political in an Urbanizing International.

Authors:
Jodok Troy

Alternatives (Boulder) 2017 Nov 2;42(4):211-226. Epub 2018 Apr 2.

Department of Political Science, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

In this article, I argue that there is a startling resonance between Hans Morgenthau's conception of the political and power and recent analyses of an urbanizing international realm. By making this connection clear, I depart from a mechanistic understanding of politics, which tends to inform both conventional International Relations views and some claims in urban studies pertaining to the rise of global cities as international actors. Turning to Morgenthau's conception of the political and power also has wider implications for International Relations studies of urbanization: it helps explain a tendency toward depoliticization caused by ignoring the conflictual character of the political. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6044232PMC
November 2017
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