Chapter 6. Fourth-Century Revisions

  1. Ryan K. Balot

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774618.ch6

Greek Political Thought

Greek Political Thought

How to Cite

Balot, R. K. (2006) Fourth-Century Revisions, in Greek Political Thought, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774618.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405100298

Online ISBN: 9780470774618



  • socrates;
  • civil strife;
  • peloponnesian war;
  • monarchy;
  • isocrates


This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Ancestral Republican “Solutions”

  • The Monarchic “Solution”

  • Plato's “Solutions”

  • Criticizing Contemporary Politics

  • Plato on Rhetoric and Order in the Gorgias

  • The Priority of Reason in City and Soul: Plato's Republic

  • Educating Citizens in the Classical Context

  • Politics and Ethics

  • Philosophical Rulers

  • Platonic Political Philosophy after the Republic