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Saving the city : philosopher-kings and other classical paradigms

Saving the city : philosopher-kings and other classical paradigms

Author: Malcolm Schofield
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1999.
Series: Issues in ancient philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

Saving the City examines ancient political and philosophical thought from Homer to Cicero. it explores the problem of exploiting the philosophical past without reading the present back into it.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Schofield
ISBN: 0415184673 9780415184670
OCLC Number: 246313584
Description: x, 242 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface. Introduction. 1. Euboulia in the Iliad, 2. The Disappearing Philosopher King, 3. Zeno of Citium's Anti-Utopianism, 4. Plato on Economy, 5. Political Friendship and the Ideology of Reciprocity, 6. Hierarchy and equality in Aristotle's Social and Political Thought, 7. Ideology and Philosophy in Aristotle's theory of Slavery, 8. Sharing in the Constitution, 9. Morality in the Law: the case of Diogenes of Babylon , 10. Cicero's Definition of Res Publica, Bibliography, Indexes.
Series Title: Issues in ancient philosophy.
Responsibility: Malcolm Schofield.
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'Detailed argument, firmly based in the sources.' Oxbow Book News No 41'There is much here to discover about the world of ancient philosophy both in the previously published articles and in the book Read more...

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