A companion to Greek and Roman political thought / edited by Ryan K. Balot.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Description
xxviii, 659 p. ; 26 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Series
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [557]-619) and indexes.
Contents
  • GENERAL
  • Introduction: Re-writing the History of Ancient Political Thought / Ryan Balot
  • What is Politics in the Ancient World? / Dean Hammer
  • Early Greek Political Thought in Its Mediterranean Context / Kurt A. Raaflaub
  • Civic Ideology and Citizenship / P.J. Rhodes
  • Political Action and Rational Choice in Classical Greek Political Theory / Josiah Ober
  • Imperial Ideologies, Citizenship Myths, and Legal Disputes in Classical Athens and Republican Rome / Craige B. Champion
  • Gendered Politics, or the Self-Praise of Andres Agathoi / Giulia Sissa
  • The Religious Contexts of Ancient Political Thought / Robin Osborne
  • DEMOCRACIES AND REPUBLICS
  • Democracy Ancient and Modern / Peter Liddel
  • "Rights," Individuals, and Communities in Ancient Greece / Paul Cartledge and Matt Edge
  • Personal Freedoms in Greek Democracies, Republican Rome, and Modern Liberal States / Robert W. Wallace
  • The Mixed Constitution in Greek Thought / David E. Hahm
  • Republican Virtues / Malcolm Schofield
  • Roman Democracy? / W. Jeffrey Tatum
  • THE VIRTUES AND VICES OF ONE-MAN RULE
  • The Uses and Abuses of Tyranny / Sara Forsdyke
  • Hellenistic Monarchy in Theory and Practice / Arthur M. Eckstein
  • The Ethics of Autocracy in the Roman World / Carlos F. Noreña
  • THE PASSIONS OF ANCIENT POLITICS
  • Political Animals: Pathetic Animals / Giulia Sissa
  • Anger, Eros, and Other Political Passions in Ancient Greek Thought / Paul W. Ludwig
  • Some Passionate Performances in Late Republican Rome / Robert A. Kaster.
  • THE ATHENS OF SOCRATES, PLATO, AND ARISTOTLE
  • The Trial and Death of Socrates / Debra Nails
  • The Politics of Plato's Socrates / Rachana Kamtekar
  • Freedom, Tyranny, and the Political Man: Plato's Republic and Gorgias, A Study in Contrasts / Arlene W. Saxonhouse
  • Plato on the Sovereignty of Law / Zena Hitz
  • "Naturalism" in Aristotle's Political Philosophy / Timothy Chappell
  • The Ethics of Aristotle's Politics / David Depew
  • CONSTRUCTING POLITICAL NARRATIVE
  • Imitating Virtue and Avoiding Vice: Ethical Functions of Biography, History, and Philosophy / Charles W. Hedrick, Jr.
  • Greek Drama and Political Thought / John Gibert
  • Character in Politics / Philip A. Stadter
  • ANTI-POLITICS
  • Cosmopolitan Traditions / David Konstan
  • False Idles: The Politics of the "Quiet Life" in Greek and Roman Antiquity / Eric Brown
  • Citizenship and Signs: Rethinking Augustine on the Two Cities / Todd Breyfogle
  • RECEPTIONS
  • Republicanism: Ancient, Medieval, and Beyond / Christopher Nadon
  • Twentieth-Century Revivals of Ancient Political Thought: Hannah Arendt and Leo Strauss / Catherine H. Zuckert.
Other title(s)
Greek and Roman political thought
ISBN
  • 9781405151436 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 1405151439 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2008035574
OCLC
244246606
RCP
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