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By Jean Bethke Elshtain

again to the tough flooring is a philosophical research of functional wisdom, with significant import for pro perform and the moral lifestyles in smooth society. Its goal is to explain the type of wisdom that informs stable perform in more than a few disciplines equivalent to schooling, psychotherapy, drugs, administration, and legislations. via mirrored image on key sleek thinkers who've revived cardinal insights of Aristotle, and a sustained engagement with the thinker himself, it offers a thorough problem to the scientistic assumptions that experience ruled how those expert domain names were conceived, practiced, and institutionalized.

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