• Carleton College
    Department of Philosophy
    Other faculty (Postdoc, Visiting, etc)
Northfield, Minnesota, United States of America
  • The Sovereignty of the Lawcode in Aristotle
    Dissertation, Mcgill University (Canada). 2002.
    In contrast with the procedural orientation of Athenian law in his day, Aristotle thinks that the lawcode should include principles which explain the rules of the lawcode and guide the interpretation of these rules in difficult cases. It should be determined by majority vote whether the decisions and proposals of political experts are consistent with the principles of the lawcode. Aristotle's views on practical explanation support his views on political deliberation. Someone has a techne rather …Read more