Philosophy and Political Power in Antiquity
Cinzia Arruzza, Dmitri Nikulin
BRILL, Jul 28, 2016 - Philosophy - 192 pages
Edited by Cinzia Arruzza and Dmitri Nikulin, Philosophy and Political Power in Antiquity is a collection of essays examining reflections by ancient philosophers on the implicit tension between political activity and the philosophical life from a variety of critical perspectives.
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The Influence of the Sophists on Greek Politics
Chapter 2 Philosophical Dogs and Tyrannical Wolves in Platos Republic
Chapter 3 Whats the Good of Knowing the Forms?
Chapter 4 Individual Competence and Collective Deliberation in Aristotles Politics
Chapter 5 Diogenes the Comic or How to Tell the Truth in the Face of a Tyrant
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