1st Edition

A History of Greek Political Thought (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 34)

ISBN 9780415645553
Published July 11, 2012 by Routledge
368 Pages

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Book Description

This book gives a general survey of political thought from Homer to the beginning of the Christian era. To the evidence of the philosophers is added that of Herodotus, Euripides, Thucydides, Polybius and others whose writings illustrate the course of Greek political thinking in the Classical and Hellenistic periods. This re-issues the second, updated edition of 1967.

Table of Contents

1. Homer  2. Hesiod, Solon, Heraclitus  3. The New Freedom  4. Protagoras  5. Antiphon and Others  6. Thucydides  7. The Aftermath of War  8. Plato’s Republic  9. Xenophon  10. Plato’s Laws  11. Aristotle  12. Alexander the Great  13.Greek Political Thought at Rome 14. Hellenistic Monarch Again  15.The Early Roman Empire

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'Its chief merit, perhaps, is the scale on which it is planned...the ground is very comprhensively covered and the subject put in the right perspective.' - Cambridge Review