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Greek Political Thought (Ryan K Balot) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) 9781405100298
Greek Political Thought (Ryan K Balot) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) 9781405100298
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Title: Greek Political Thought

Author: Balot, Ryan K

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2005

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781405100298

Volumes: 1; Pages: 320

List Price in Cloth: $110.95 Our price: $94.99

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This wide-ranging history of ancient Greek political thought shows what ancient political texts might mean to citizens of the twenty-first century.A provocative and wide-ranging history of ancient Greek political thought.Demonstrates what ancient Greek works of political philosophy might mean to citizens of the twenty-first century.Examines an array of poetic, historical, and philosophical texts in an effort to locate Greek political thought in its cultural context.Pays careful attention to the distinctively ancient connections between politics and ethics.Structured around key themes such as the origins of political thought, political self-definition, revolutions in political thought, democracy and imperialism.ContentsPreface and AcknowledgmentsAbbreviations1. Introduction: How to Do Greek Political Thought2. Archaic Greece and the Centrality of Justice3. Democratic Political Thinking at Athens4. Criticizing Democracy in Late Fifth-Century Athens5. Imperialism6. Fourth Century Revisions7. Aristotle's Political Thought8. Hellenistic Political Thought9. Epilogue: The Question of PoliticsBibliographic EssayIndex
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