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The necessities of war : a study of Thucydides' pessimism

Author: Peter R Pouncey
Publisher: Rhinebeck, New York : The Sheep Meadow Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Thucydides.; Thucydides; Thucydides.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter R Pouncey
ISBN: 9781937679194 1937679195
OCLC Number: 818143905
Notes: Originally published: New York : Columbia University Press, 1980.
Description: xii, 205 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Thucydides' Own Experience of the War --
Accuracy (akribeia) and the Pattern of Events : Methodology and Point of View --
The Progress of Pessimism in Thucydides : The Sketch of an Argument --
The Archaeology (1.1-23) --
Collective Action to the Point of War --
Pericles --
Melos --
Alcibiades : A Patriot for Himself --
Individuals in the Toils of War : Nicias and Phrynichus --
Human Nature at War in Thucydides --
Appendix: Human Nature in Hobbes.
Responsibility: Peter Pouncey.

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