A Companion to Greek and Roman Political Thought (Google eBook)
Ryan K. Balot
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 30, 2009 - History - 688 pages
Comprises 34 essays from leading scholars in history, classics, philosophy, and political science to illuminate Greek and Roman political thought in all its diversity and depth.
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PART II Democracies and Republics
PART III The Virtues and Vices of OneMan Rule
PART IV The Passions of Ancient Politics
PART V The Athens of Socrates Plato and Aristotle
PART VI Constructing Political Narrative
action ancient Greek ancient political Arendt argues argument Arist Aristophanes Aristotle Aristotle’s assembly Athenian Athenian democracy Athens Augustine beneﬁt Cain Cain and Abel Callicles capability approach chapter character Cicero citizens citizenship civic civitas claim classical conception conﬂict contrast cultural deﬁned deﬁnition democracy democratic dialogue difﬁcult discussion elite emperor empire ethical Euripides example ﬁfth century ﬁgures ﬁnd ﬁrst fourth century freedom gods Gorgias Greece Greek and Roman hellenistic Herodotus human idea ideal identiﬁed ideology imperial individual inﬂuence institutions Isocrates justice king live magnitudo animi Meletus mixed constitution modern monarchy moral nature ofﬁce ofﬁcials oligarchy one’s passions Pericles philosophical Plato polis political thought Polybius practice Raaﬂaub reﬂection regime Republic republican rhetoric Rome Rome’s rule rulers self-sufﬁciency signiﬁcant slaves social society Socrates Sparta Spartan speciﬁc speech Strauss theory Thucydides traditional tyranny tyrant understanding virtue Xenophon