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A Companion to Greek and Roman Political Thought

Includes 34 essays from top students in background, classics, philosophy, and political technology to light up Greek and Roman political notion in all its range and intensity.

  • Offers a huge survey of old political concept from Archaic Greece via past due Antiquity
  • Approaches historical political philosophy from either a normative and historic focus
  • Examines Greek and Roman political suggestion inside ancient context and modern debate
  • Explores the function of old political notion in more than a few philosophies, corresponding to the person and group, human rights, faith, and cosmopolitanism

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Kurt A. Raaflaub is David Herlihy college Professor in Classics and background and Director of this system in historic reports at Brown college. His examine pursuits have fascinated about the social, political, army, and highbrow background of archaic and classical Greece and republican Rome, and at the comparative background of the traditional international. fresh books contain the invention of Freedom in historic Greece (2004), winner of the James Henry Breasted Prize of the yankee ancient organization, Origins of Democracy in historic Greece (co-authored, 2007), and warfare and Peace within the old global (edited, 2007). P. J. Rhodes studied at Oxford, and has been operating on the college of Durham on the grounds that 1965: he grew to become Professor of historical heritage in 1983, and because his retirement in 2005 has been Honorary Professor and Emeritus Professor. he's a expert in Greek heritage, and especially in politics and political associations: his background of the Classical Greek global used to be released in 2005, and such a lot lately he has written the creation and Notes to Thucydides, The Peloponnesian warfare, trans. Martin Hammond (2009). Arlene W. Saxonhouse is the Caroline Robbins Collegiate Professor of 23 Political technology and Women’s experiences and Adjunct Professor of Classics on the college of Michigan. She is the writer of girls within the heritage of Political idea: old Greece to Machiavelli (1985); worry of variety: The beginning of Political technological know-how in historical Greek idea (1992); coeditor of Hobbes’s 3 Discourses: a latest, serious version of Newly pointed out Works through the younger Thomas Hobbes (1995); Athenian Democracy: sleek Mythmakers and historical Theorists (1996); and unfastened Speech and Democracy in old Athens (2006). Malcolm Schofield is Professor of historic Philosophy, college of Cambridge, the place he has taught within the school of Classics when you consider that 1972. He used to be editor of Phronesis from 1987 to 1992. he's coauthor (with G. S. Kirk and J. E. Raven) of The Presocratic Philosophers (2nd edn 1983). Of the various accrued volumes he has helped to edit the latest to seem is The Cambridge historical past of Greek and Roman Political inspiration (2000), which he coedited with Christopher Rowe. His different writings on historic political philosophy contain The Stoic inspiration of the town (1991), Saving town (1999), and Plato: Political Philosophy (2006). Giulia Sissa is a Professor of Classics and Political technological know-how on the collage of California at la. She has been a researcher on the CNRS in Paris, and Professor of Classics and head of division on the Johns Hopkins college. She is the writer of diverse books and articles, together with, Greek Virginity (1997), The way of life of the Greek Gods (with Marcel Detienne, 2000), Le Plaisir et le mal. Philosophie de los angeles drogue (1997), L’âme est un corps de femme (2000), and intercourse and Sensuality within the historic global (2008). She is at the moment engaged on politics and the passions and at the pursuit of delight from Athens to Utopia. Philip A. Stadter is Falk Professor within the Humanities Emeritus within the Classics division of the collage of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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