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The Cambridge history of Greek and Roman political thought

Author: C J Rowe; Malcolm Schofield
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Beginning with Homer and ending in late antiquity with Christian and pagan reflections on divine and human order, this volume is the first general and comprehensive treatment of Rome ever to be published in English. Its international team of distinguished scholars includes historians of law, politics, culture and religion, as well as philosophers. The volume will long remain an accessible and authoritative guide to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C J Rowe; Malcolm Schofield
ISBN: 0521616697 9780521616690 0521481368 9780521481366
OCLC Number: 59877875
Description: xx, 745 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction Christopher Rowe--
Part I. Archaic and Classical Greece: 1. Greek political thought: the historical context Paul Cartledge--
2. Poets, lawgivers, and the beginnings of political reflection in archaic Greece Kurt A. Raaflaub--
3. Greek drama and political theory Simon Goldhill--
4. Herodotus, Thucydides and the Sophists Richard Winton--
5. Democritus C. C. W. Taylor--
6. The orators Josiah Ober--
7. Xenophon and Isocrates V. J. Gray--
8. Socrates and Plato: an introduction Melissa Lane--
9. Socrates T. M. Penner--
10. Approaching the Republic Malcolm Schofield--
11. The Politicus and other dialogues Christopher Rowe--
12. The laws Andre Laks--
13. Plato and practical politics Malcolm Schofield--
14. Cleitophon and Minos Christopher Rowe--
15. Aristotle: an introduction Malcolm Schofield--
16. Naturalism Fred D. Miller Jr--
17. Justice and the polis Jean Roberts--
18. Aristotelian constitutions Christopher Rowe--
19. The Peripatos after Aristotle Christopher Rowe--
Part II. The Hellenistic and Roman Worlds --
20. Introduction: the Hellenistic and Roman periods Peter Garnsey--
21. The Cynics John Moles--
22. Epicurean and Stoic political thought Malcolm Schofield--
23. Kings and constitutions: Hellenistic theories David E. Hahm--
24. Cicero E. M. Atkins--
25. Reflections of Roman political thought in Latin historical writing Thomas Wiedemann--
26. Seneca and Pliny Miriam Griffin--
27. Platonism and Pythagoreanism in the early Empire Bruno Centrone--
28. Josephus Tessa Rajak--
29. Stoic writers of the imperial era Christopher Gill--
30. The jurists David Johnston--
31. Christianity Frances Young--
Epilogue Malcolm Schofield.
Other Titles: Greek and Roman political thought
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Rowe and Malcolm Schofield in association with Simon Harrison and Melissa Lane.
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