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Friday Philosophy Forum

12/4/15 at 3:30pm in Knight 210

(end of year reception to follow)

Dr. John Antonio Pascarella '09

Visiting Assistant Professor

Georgia State University

"Friendship and the Moral Foundations of Political Philosophy: Contrasting the Character of Hobbes's Leviathan with Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics"

One of the key distinctions between ancient and modern political thought is the differing emphasis that each places upon friendship.
What accounts for this difference? How mportant is understanding friendship for understanding politics?



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Last Revision: November 30, 2015