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A reapropriação macIntyriana da noção de philia aristotélica: o animal apolítico?

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Author(s): Marisa Lopes

Journal: DoisPontos
ISSN 1807-3883

Volume: 7;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 29;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Aristotle | MacIntyre | friendship | ethics | politics

ABSTRACT
The article intends to show that MacIntyre’s notion of friendship (which, according to him, would be a reappropriation of Aristotle’s notion of philia), while ignoring the political aspect explicitly emphasized by Aristotle, reduces the notion of friendship to its social or civic aspect, thereby weakening the political nature of man.
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