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Det dygdiga ledarskapet - politiskt ledarskap ur ett etiskt perspektiv

Nilsson, Frida (2005)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
A question that is asked far to seldom is what it means to be a good leader. The answer is not all that simple. It is a comlex and multi-faceted question that varies between the values and what ethical perspective you choose to have. As the title indicates, this essay has one particular ethical-theoretical perspective in focus, virtue ethics. According to the virtue ethics perspective a good political leader is a virtuous leader. And a virtuous leader is a virtuous human being.

It is the virtue ethics of the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle that is the theoretical framework in this essay. With this framework and with the help of four classical cardinal virtues I discuss the virtuous political leadership of today, or rather the lack of... (More)
A question that is asked far to seldom is what it means to be a good leader. The answer is not all that simple. It is a comlex and multi-faceted question that varies between the values and what ethical perspective you choose to have. As the title indicates, this essay has one particular ethical-theoretical perspective in focus, virtue ethics. According to the virtue ethics perspective a good political leader is a virtuous leader. And a virtuous leader is a virtuous human being.

It is the virtue ethics of the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle that is the theoretical framework in this essay. With this framework and with the help of four classical cardinal virtues I discuss the virtuous political leadership of today, or rather the lack of it. And the desire, or even the need of, virtues in the modern political leadership to help restore the trust and credibility that has been lost in what is often called the modern political crisis. (Less)
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author
Nilsson, Frida
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
politiskt ledarskap, politiska ledare, etik, dygdetik, dygd, Aristoteles, Political and administrative sciences, Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap
language
Swedish
id
1330770
date added to LUP
2005-06-17 00:00:00
date last changed
2005-06-17 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {A question that is asked far to seldom is what it means to be a good leader. The answer is not all that simple. It is a comlex and multi-faceted question that varies between the values and what ethical perspective you choose to have. As the title indicates, this essay has one particular ethical-theoretical perspective in focus, virtue ethics. According to the virtue ethics perspective a good political leader is a virtuous leader. And a virtuous leader is a virtuous human being.

It is the virtue ethics of the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle that is the theoretical framework in this essay. With this framework and with the help of four classical cardinal virtues I discuss the virtuous political leadership of today, or rather the lack of it. And the desire, or even the need of, virtues in the modern political leadership to help restore the trust and credibility that has been lost in what is often called the modern political crisis.},
  author       = {Nilsson, Frida},
  keyword      = {politiskt ledarskap,politiska ledare,etik,dygdetik,dygd,Aristoteles,Political and administrative sciences,Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Det dygdiga ledarskapet - politiskt ledarskap ur ett etiskt perspektiv},
  year         = {2005},
}