Early Greek Political Thought from Homer to the Sophists
Professor Emeritus of Classics Michael Gagarin, Michael Gagarin, Paul Woodruff, Raymond Geuss, Cambridge University Press, Quentin Skinner
Cambridge University Press, Sep 21, 1995 - History - 324 pages
This edition of early Greek writings on social and political issues includes works by more than thirty authors, including the sophists, poets, tragedians, historians, medical writers and presocratic philosophers. Besides political theory, ancient political thought includes early sociology, anthropology, ethics and rhetoric, and the wide range of issues discussed includes the origin of human society, the origin of law, the nature of justice, the forms of good government, and the distribution of power among genders and social classes.
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