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作者 Wren, J. Thomas, 1950-
書名 Inventing leadership : the challenge of democracy / J. Thomas Wren
出版項 Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2007
國際標準書號 9781840649550 (hardcover)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  JC330.3 W74 2007    在架上    30560400548118
說明 xviii, 404 p. ; 26 cm
系列 New horizons in leadership studies
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index.
The classical ideal of the leader -- Plato -- Thomas Aquinas -- Conclusion : fictions and implicit theories -- The classical ideal in republics -- Aristotle -- Niccolo Machiavelli -- James Harrington -- The implicit theories of the classical republicans -- Toward a new implicit theory and a new fiction -- A new conception of the people. The emergence of 'the people' -- 'The people' as a protean fiction -- The implicit leadership theories of popular sovereignty -- Two fictions in need of a third fiction -- A new social relation -- The emergence of the fiction of leadership -- The implicit leadership theories of the leadership relation -- Inventing the fiction of leadership -- The challenge of democracy -- A republican prelude -- The transition to democracy -- The implicit leadership theories of democracy -- Introducing the fictions of leadership -- James Madison and the classical ideal -- Madison's core values -- Challenge #1 : the threat to the common good from the people -- Challenge #2 : the threat to the common good from the leaders -- Challenge #3 : the threat to the common good from the people and their leaders -- The implicit leadership theories of James Madison -- Alexis de Tocqueville and the challenges of democracy -- The nature of democracy -- The problems of democracy -- Solutions for the problems of democracy -- The implicit leadership theories of Alexis de Tocqueville -- Alexis de Tocqueville and the fiction of leadership -- Inventing liberalism -- John Locke -- John Stuart Mill -- John Rawls -- Robert Nozick -- Two liberalisms -- Conclusion : the liberal fiction in leadership terms -- Inventing communitarianism -- Aristotle -- G.W.F. Hegel -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Modern communitarian thought -- A new fiction of leadership -- What is the leadership challenge? -- What is the end or purpose of leadership? -- What is the epistemology of leadership? -- How is the matter of diversity and minority interests addressed? -- What is the perception of human nature? -- Are the people capable of governing? -- What is the role of the people? -- What is the role of the leader? -- How should leaders and the people interact? -- What institutions and processes are needed? -- Let the games begin
主題 Political leadership
Political leadership -- Philosophy
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