A Companion to Greek and Roman Political Thought

A Companion to Greek and Roman Political Thought

Editor(s): Ryan K. Balot

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405151436

Online ISBN: 9781444310344

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310344

About this Book

Comprises 34 essays from leading scholars in history, classics, philosophy, and political science to illuminate Greek and Roman political thought in all its diversity and depth.

  • Offers a broad survey of ancient political thought from Archaic Greece through Late Antiquity
  • Approaches ancient political philosophy from both a normative and historical focus
  • Examines Greek and Roman political thought within historical context and contemporary debate
  • Explores the role of ancient political thought in a range of philosophies, such as the individual and community, human rights, religion, and cosmopolitanism

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Broad View

  2. Part II: Democracies and Republics

  3. Part III: The Virtues and Vices of One-Man Rule

  4. Part IV: The Passions of Ancient Politics

  5. Part V: The Athens of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle

  6. Part VI: Constructing Political Narrative

  7. Part VII: Antipolitics

  8. Part VIII: Receptions

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