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The case for greatness : honorable ambition and its critics, Robert Faulkner

Label
The case for greatness : honorable ambition and its critics
Title
The case for greatness
Title remainder
honorable ambition and its critics
Statement of responsibility
Robert Faulkner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a spirited look at political ambition, and particulary its good version, honourable ambition. Robert Faulkner contends that too many modern accounts of leadership slight such things as a determination to excel, good judgement, and a sense of honour, the very qualities that distinguish the truly great
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Faulkner, Robert K.
Dewey number
179/.9
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1533.A4
LC item number
.F38 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ambition
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Ambition
  • Ehrgeiz
  • Politiker
Label
The case for greatness : honorable ambition and its critics, Robert Faulkner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-256) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Honorable statesmen and obscuring theories -- The gentleman-statesman : Aristotle's (complicated) great-souled man -- Imperial ambition in free politics : the problem of Thucydides' Alcibiades -- The soul of grand ambition : Alcibiades cross-examined by Socrates -- Imperial grandeur and imperial hollowness : Xenophon's Cyrus the Great -- Obscuring the truly great : Washington and modern theories of fame -- Honorable greatness denied (1) : the egalitarian web -- Honorable greatness denied (2) : the premises
Control code
666930102
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 264 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300150278
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1148bq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)666930102
Label
The case for greatness : honorable ambition and its critics, Robert Faulkner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-256) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Honorable statesmen and obscuring theories -- The gentleman-statesman : Aristotle's (complicated) great-souled man -- Imperial ambition in free politics : the problem of Thucydides' Alcibiades -- The soul of grand ambition : Alcibiades cross-examined by Socrates -- Imperial grandeur and imperial hollowness : Xenophon's Cyrus the Great -- Obscuring the truly great : Washington and modern theories of fame -- Honorable greatness denied (1) : the egalitarian web -- Honorable greatness denied (2) : the premises
Control code
666930102
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 264 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300150278
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1148bq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)666930102

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