Prudential Public Leadership

Promoting Ethics in Public Policy and Administration

  • Authors
  • John Uhr

Part of the Recovering Political Philosophy book series (REPOPH)

Table of contents

About this book

Introduction

This book recovers Aristotle's understanding of the roles of rhetoric and prudence in public leadership, comparing it to the other major political theories of leadership: utilitarianism, as advocated by J.S. Mill, and duty-ethics, as advocated by Immanuel Kant.

Keywords

DEMOCRATIC LEADERSHIP PRUDENTIAL LEADERSHIP PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION LEADERSHIP ETHICS UTILITARIANISM KANTIANISM ARISTOTLEANISM DIRTY HANDS Aristotle democracy ethics Kant policy political theory public administration Utilitarianism

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137506498
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political Science Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-70092-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-50649-8
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