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The delusions of invulnerability : wisdom and morality in ancient Greece, China and today

Author: G E R Lloyd
Publisher: London : Duckworth, 2005.
Series: Classical inter/faces.
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"In each chapter of this analysis ancient Greek and Chinese ideas and practices are used as a basis for critical reflections on the predicaments we continue to face today, with a particular focus on the key Greek ideas of the equal participation of all citizens in the political process, and on the key Chinese one of a dedication to the ideal of the welfare of all under heaven."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lloyd, G.E.R. (Geoffrey Ernest Richard), 1933-
Delusions of invulnerability.
London : Duckworth, 2005
(OCoLC)654321458
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G E R Lloyd
ISBN: 0715633864 9780715633861
OCLC Number: 57637819
Description: 176 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The pluralism of philosophical traditions --
Learned elites : their training, openness, and control --
Audiences and assemblies --
The delusions of invulnerability --
The frailties of justice : debates and prospects --
Models for living.
Series Title: Classical inter/faces.
Responsibility: G.E.R. Lloyd.
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