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Cicero's philosophy of history

Author: Matthew Fox
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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This is a provocative study of Cicero's use of history, revealing that, rather than promoting his own values, Cicero uses historical representation to explore the difficulties of finding any ideological coherence in Rome's political or cultural traditions.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Fox, Matthew (Matthew Aaron).
Cicero's philosophy of history.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007011365
(OCoLC)87755205
Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Cicéron; Marcus Tullius Cicero
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Fox
ISBN: 9781435621503 1435621506 9780191526398 0191526398
OCLC Number: 191047878
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 344 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Struggle, compensation, and argument in Cicero's philosophy --
Reading and reception --
Literature, history, and philosophy : the example of De re publica --
History with rhetoric, rhetoric with history : De oratore and De legibus --
History and memory --
Brutus --
Divination, history, and superstition --
Ironic history in the Roman tradition --
Cicero from Enlightenment to idealism --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Matthew Fox.
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this is an interesting book which Ciceronians will find stimulating J. G. F. Powell, Royal Holloway, University of London an enjoyable and thought-provoking book. Jonathan P. Zarecki, Bryn Mawr Read more...

 
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