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AQ-50761-12
NEH Enduring Questions Course on "What Is Civility?"
Ann Hartle, Emory University

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What is civility? (Course or Curricular Materials)
Title: What is civility?
Author: Ann Hartle
Abstract: Tentative syllabus for course on civility includes Aristotle's Ethics and Politics, Pieper's Leisure the Basis of Culture, Montaigne's Essays, Oakeshott's On Human Conduct, Shils's The Virtue of Civility.
Year: 2012
Audience: K - 12
Audience: Undergraduate

Death and the Disinterested Spectator: An Inquiry into the Nature of Philosophy (Book)
Title: Death and the Disinterested Spectator: An Inquiry into the Nature of Philosophy
Author: Hartle, Ann
Year: 1986
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/isbn//9780887062841
Primary URL Description: WorldCat entry
Publisher: Albany: State University of New York Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780887062841

Liberal Education and the Civil Character (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Liberal Education and the Civil Character
Author: Ann Hartle
Abstract: If we wish to understand what civility is, we need to see it in its origins, its emergence as a new moral character at the beginning of the modern era. This character was first displayed and given expression in the Essays of Michel de Montaigne. Civility is actually the overcoming of the will to power, the natural desire to dominate others, not a mask for covering over that natural political attitude. Without civility, there is only the will to power. And in order for civility to exist, there must be something higher, more important, than politics and the struggle for power. I begin with a brief philosophical history of the virtue of civility. Then I address the question of what civility is and what the conditions are for a civil society. Finally, I take up the relationship between civility and liberal education.
Date: 04/15/2016

Liberal Education and the Civil Character (Article)
Title: Liberal Education and the Civil Character
Author: Ann Hartle
Abstract: If we wish to understand what civility is, we need to see it in its origins, its emergence as a new moral character at the beginning of the modern era. This character was first displayed and given expression in the Essays of Michel de Montaigne. Civility is actually the overcoming of the will to power, the natural desire to dominate others, not a mask for covering over that natural political attitude. Without civility, there is only the will to power. And in order for civility to exist, there must be something higher, more important, than politics and the struggle for power. I begin with a brief philosophical history of the virtue of civility. Then I address the question of what civility is and what the conditions are for a civil society. Finally, I take up the relationship between civility and liberal education.
Year: 2016
Format: Journal
Publisher: Perspectives on Political Science


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