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Greek Political Thought

Ryan K. Balot - Philosophy - 2006 - 368 pages
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Bringing the Passions Back In: The Emotions in Political Philosophy

Rebecca Kingston, Leonard Ferry - Political Science - 2008 - 272 pages
The rationalist ideal has been met with cynicism in progressive circles for undermining the role of emotion and passion in the public realm. By exploring the social and ...
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Trials of Reason: Plato and the Crafting of Philosophy

David Wolfsdorf - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 296 pages
Scholarship on Plato's dialogues persistently divides its focus between the dramatic or literary and the philosophical or argumentative dimensions of the texts. But this ...
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Philosophers in the "Republic": Plato's Two Paradigms

Roslyn Weiss - Philosophy - 2012 - 248 pages
In Plato's Republic, Socrates contends that philosophers make the best rulers because only they behold with their mind's eye the eternal and purely intelligible Forms of the ...
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Plato's Charmides and the Socratic Ideal of Rationality

Walter T. Schmid - Philosophy - 1998 - 225 pages
In this book, W. Thomas Schmid demonstrates that the Charmides -- a platonic dialogue seldom referenced in contemporary studies -- is a microcosm of Socratic philosophy. He ...
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The Politics of Sincerity: Plato, Frank Speech, and Democratic Judgment

Elizabeth Markovits - Philosophy - 2010 - 234 pages
A growing frustration with “spin doctors,” doublespeak, and outright lying by public officials has resulted in a deep public cynicism regarding politics today. It has also led ...
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Aristotle, Gerald Frank Else - History - 1970 - 124 pages
In one of the most perceptive and influential works of criticism in Western literary history, third century B.C. Greek philosopher Aristotle examines the literature of his time ...
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The Symposium

Plato - Fiction - 2003 - 89 pages
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Christopher Gill.
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Lun YŁ

Confucius - Philosophy - 1979 - 249 pages
Confucius' teachings, preserved by his students, consist of aphorisms and parables that illustrate his views on morality
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The Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Philosophy

David Sedley - Philosophy - 2003 - 396 pages
This volume does not aim to reveal all of the mysteries of ancient philosophy to the novice, but it does aim to equip that reader with enough background material that he will ...
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