Includes 34 essays from best students in background, classics, philosophy, and political technological know-how to light up Greek and Roman political suggestion in all its range and depth.
• deals a wide survey of old political suggestion from Archaic Greece via past due Antiquity
• ways historic political philosophy from either a normative and historic focus
• Examines Greek and Roman political suggestion inside of ancient context and modern debate
• Explores the position of old political proposal in a variety of philosophies, reminiscent of the person and group, human rights, faith, and cosmopolitanism
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Contemporary political philosophers have increasingly acknowledged the political and ethical importance of virtuous citizenship, and the ancient Greeks and Romans have continued to provide a language for helping them articulate and defend their views. In political philosophy, republican 59 theorists such as Ronald Beiner (1992), as well as liberal perfectionists such as Stephen Salkever (1990; cf. Collins 2006), have turned to the ancients in order to find an appropriate vocabulary and understanding of civic, deliberative virtue; and theorists have begun to talk seriously about democratic virtue (Euben, Wallach, and Ober 1994b; Wallach 1994; Zuckert, chapter 34).
Iambi et elegi Graeci ante Alexandrum cantati, 2 vols, 2nd edn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989–92) Xen. Xenophon Ages. Agesilaus Anab. Anabasis Cyropaedia Cyr. Hell. Hellenica Lac. Respublica Lacedaemoniorum (Spartan Constitution) Mem. Memorabilia Oec. Oeconomicus Symp. Symposium 45 PART I The Broad View 46 CHAPTER 1 Introduction: Rethinking the History of Greek and Roman Political Thought Ryan K. Balot The present Companion is designed to introduce the central concepts of Greek and Roman political thought to students and teachers of political science, classics, philosophy, and history.
A Companion to Greek and Roman Political Thought (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)