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Author Dunne, Joseph.

Title Back to the rough ground : 'phronesis' and 'techne' in modern philosophy and in Aristotle / by Joseph Dunne.

Publication Info. Notre Dame : University of Notre Dame Press, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  128.3 D923B    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 492 pages; 24 cm.
Series Revisions
Contents pt. 1. The Retrieval of Phronesis and Techne in Modern Philosophy. A. Specific Domains: Religion, Art, and Politics. 1. J.H. Newman's Appeal to Phronesis in A Grammar of Assent. 2. R.G. Collingwood's Critique of Techne in The Principles of Art. 3. Hannah Arendt's Distinction between Action and Making in The Human Condition. B. The Universal Scope of Philosophical Hermeneutics. 4. The Play of Phronesis and Techne in Hans-Georg Gadamer's Truth and Method. 5. Language, Hermeneutics, and Practical Philosophy. C. The Challenge of Critical Theory. 6. The Distinction between Praxis and Technique in the Early Philosophy of Jurgen Habermas. 7. Habermas's Later Philosophy: Ambiguities of Rationalization -- pt. 2. Phronesis and Techne in Aristotle. 8. Theory, Techne, and Phronesis: Distinctions and Relations. 9. The Circle between Knowledge and Virtuous Character: Phronesis as a Form of Experience. 10. Beyond the 'Official' Notion of Techne: Recovering the Experiential Background.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-483) and index.
Subject Aristotle. Nicomachean ethics.
Practice (Philosophy)
Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.
Philosophy, Modern -- 19th century.
Indexed Term Technical reason
Practical reason
Added Title 'Phronesis' and 'techne' in modern philosophy and in Aristotle.
ISBN 026800689X
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