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Epilogue

Edward M. Harris

in The Rule of Law in Action in Democratic Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199899166
eISBN:
9780199369690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899166.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This epilogue summarizes the main themes covered in this study. Among these is how the Athenians carefully constructed a legal system aimed at implementing the rule of law; their efforts to prevent ... More


Introduction

Edward M. Harris

in The Rule of Law in Action in Democratic Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199899166
eISBN:
9780199369690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899166.003.0000
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This introductory chapter first addresses the question of whether the Athenians had the same conception of the “rule of law” as we have today. It does so by identifying modern conceptions of the rule ... More


Feuding or the Rule of Law?: An Essay in Legal Sociology

Edward M. Harris

in The Rule of Law in Action in Democratic Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199899166
eISBN:
9780199369690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899166.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores the social context of Athenian law. It examines Athenian attitudes toward the duties of private individuals, and anger and enmity as motives for litigation. It shows that the ... More


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