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Plato and the City: A New Introduction to Plato's Political Thought

Jean-Francois Pradeau

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859896535
eISBN:
9781781380666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859896535.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This is a general introduction to Plato's political thought. It covers the main periods of Platonic thought, examining those dialogues that best show how Plato makes the city's unity the aim of ... More


Producing the City: the Statesman

Jean-François Pradeau

in Plato and the City: A New Introduction to Plato's Political Thought

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859896535
eISBN:
9781781380666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859896535.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter discusses how Plato defines the material and technical functioning of politics in the Statesman, and points out that in order to understand the political thought of the Statesman, one ... More


The Divided Legacy of Politikon: Democracy and Conflict through Roman Translation

Alexandra Lianeri

in Classics in the Modern World: A Democratic Turn?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673926
eISBN:
9780191760570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673926.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the Roman encounter with the Athenian definition of political in terms of conflict among equals in order to explore a semantic shift which was central to the Western history ... More


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