The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Political Thought

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Christopher Rowe, Malcolm Schofield
Cambridge University Press, Nov 17, 2005 - Philosophy - 766 pages
Beginning with Homer and ending in late antiquity with Christian and pagan reflections on divine and human order, this volume is the first general and comprehensive treatment of Rome ever to be published in English. Its international team of distinguished scholars includes historians of law, politics, culture and religion, as well as philosophers. The volume will long remain an accessible and authoritative guide to Greek and Roman thinking about government and community.

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This seems like a pretty complete introduction to political thought in classical antiquity. Every essay is of high quality and together they provide a balanced overview of the subject. Several essays ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Malcolm Schofield is Emeritus Professor of Ancient Philosophy, University of Cambridge and Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge. He is co-author (with G. S. Kirk and J. E. Raven) of the second edition of The Presocratic Philosophers (1983) and co-editor (with Keimpe Algra, Jonathan Barnes and Jaap Mansfeld) of The Cambridge History of Hellenistic Philosophy (1999). His other publications include An Essay on Anaxagoras (1980), The Stoic Idea of the City (1991; 2nd edition, 1999) and Plato: Political Philosophy (2006).

Simon Harrison was formerly a Research Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, and is currently training in medicine.

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