Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 July 2020

304 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198839583

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Aristotle on the Concept of Shared Life

Sara Brill

Classics in Theory Series

  • Offers the first comprehensive study of the concept of shared life as an essential aspect of Aristotle's ethical and political theory
  • Advances a critical interdisciplinary approach to the questions of life, the animal, and political animality in Aristotle's work, highlighting the reciprocity between his zoological and political theorizing
  • Opens up a new avenue of exploration between ancient and contemporary conceptions of power, politics, and the affective bonds that shape human political community
  • Reveals the relevance of Aristotle's thought to a variety of strands of contemporary critical theory, including critical animal studies, feminist theory, and critical life studies