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Conclusion

James M. May

in Trials of Character: The Eloquence of Ciceronian Ethos

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780807817599
eISBN:
9781469616322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616322.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This concluding chapter argues that the study of ethos in Ciceronian oratory is actually the story of the orator's struggle to establish an ethos of authority and exert it when it had been ... More


Dignity and Equality in Pufendorf’s Natural Law Theory

Simone Zurbuchen

in Philosophy, Rights and Natural Law: Essays in Honour of Knud Haakonssen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474449229
eISBN:
9781474460200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449229.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter explores the ambiguity of the notion of dignity in Pufendorf’s natural law theory. On the one hand, dignity (dignatio) denotes the moral status of human beings in virtue of which they ... More


Adapting the Law in the Age of Cato

Neil Coffee

in Gift and Gain: How Money Transformed Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190496432
eISBN:
9780190496456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496432.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines a first wave of legal responses to the erosion of gift culture by commerce. It begins with a discussion of the newly vigorous commercial climate around the time of the Punic ... More


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