Sex and the Second-Best City

Sex and Society in the Laws of Plato

By Kenneth Royce Moore

© 2005 – Routledge

332 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415762779
pub: 2014-12-22
Hardback: 9780415972734
pub: 2005-07-19

About the Book

Sex and the Second-Best City deals with the topics of sex and society in the Laws of Plato with recourse to historical context and modern critical theory. It examines reconstructions of ancient "sexuality" with a view to increased clarification. The text of the Laws is considered, along with many of its literary qualities, its influences and the utopian plan that it proposes.

About the Series

Studies in Classics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Ancient / General
HISTORY / Ancient / Greece