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EPILOGUE

Katherine Clarke

in Making Time for the Past: Local History and the Polis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199291083
eISBN:
9780191710582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291083.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter stresses the significance of time not only to professional chronographers and historians, but also to the polis. Articulating and expressing time effectively and plausibly, particularly ... More


Between Flesh and Spirit: Coleridge's Prose Writings 1815 to 1825

Ben Brice

in Coleridge and Scepticism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199290253
eISBN:
9780191710483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290253.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses some aspects of Coleridge's published prose works written between 1815 and 1825, including The Statesman's Manual (1816), Biographia Literaria (1817), The Friend (1818), and ... More


Pericles: A Sourcebook and Reader

Stephen Tracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256033
eISBN:
9780520943629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256033.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Pericles, Greece's greatest statesman and the leader of its Golden Age, created the Parthenon and championed democracy in Athens and beyond. Centuries of praise have endowed him with the powers of a ... More


The Intellectual Genealogy of a Southern Protestant, c.1900–30

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In approaching the question of Hubert Butler's ‘intellectual genealogy’, this chapter evaluates and identifies his ‘selective kinship’ with certain Protestant activists from the Revival generation ... More


Cicero's roles as an exemplum

Henriette van der Blom

in Cicero's Role Models: The Political Strategy of a Newcomer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582938
eISBN:
9780191723124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582938.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

There were many achievements of which Cicero was proud and which he displayed as being particularly exemplary. He set himself up as an exemplary advocate, homo novus, great consul, an exiled consular ... More


Refining the Statesman

Gill Mary Louise

in Philosophos: Plato's Missing Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606184
eISBN:
9780191741890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606184.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Chapter 6 examines the statesman, who turns up at the tip of a single branch of a divisional tree but is puzzling because he has many rivals who profess that they, too, look after humans who live in ... More


Refusing to answer questions

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses a case of intense public interest in which two journalists refused to answer questions asked of them in the witness-box. As a result, they were sent to prison. This chapter ... More


Scandalising the Court

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

When the judges of a court are criticised or defamed — or as it is put ‘scandalised’ — they can punish the offender. They do it, they say, not to protect themselves as individuals but to preserve the ... More


. Statesman: Leading through Wisdom and Integrity

Mark Mc Neilly

in George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189780
eISBN:
9780199851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines George Washington’s leadership as a statesman after the victory of the American forces at Yorktown and discusses its relevance to business leadership. After the Yorktown victory ... More


Plato's Utopia Recast: His Later Ethics and Politics

Christopher Bobonich

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251438
eISBN:
9780191597084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251436.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Argues that Plato in his middle period (roughly at the time of the Phaedo and the Republic) had a radically pessimistic view of non‐philosophers: they could not be genuinely virtuous or happy, and ... More


The Socratic Way of Life: Xenophon's "Memorabilia"

Thomas L. Pangle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226516899
eISBN:
9780226516929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226516929.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the first book length study in English of the philosophic teaching of Xenophon's masterwork, showing the Memorabilia to be an essential, if deeply defensive, guide to understanding the ... More


Philosophos: Plato's Missing Dialogue

Mary Louise Gill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606184
eISBN:
9780191741890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606184.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Plato famously promised a final dialogue in the series Sophist-Statesman, a series aiming to define three sorts of experts — the sophist, statesman, and philosopher — but the final dialogue on the ... More


Reason and Virtue

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The last chapter analyses how Plato’s ethical views are developed in the later dialogues (the Philebus, the Statesman, and the Laws). In the last dialogue Plato tries to harmonise the different ... More


Happiness, the Supreme End

Sarah Broadie

in Ethics with Aristotle

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195085600
eISBN:
9780199833108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195085604.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

What is the best human life? is a question for the Aristotelian statesman and for those whom upbringing has endowed with good starting points. The analysis of Aristotle's answer takes us to the idea ... More


Churchill

Robert Blake and Wm. Roger Louis (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Winston Churchill was an extraordinary figure. There has never been anyone quite like him, and inevitably legends have accumulated. How can he be treated both realistically and fairly after so much ... More


The Imperial Economy, 1700–1776

Jacob M. Price

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on the Imperial economy of the Empire from the early up to the late 17th century. ‘Empire’ here mean the ‘commercial Empire’, that is, both lands indisputably under ... More


Churchill the Parliamentarian, Orator, and Statesman

Robert Rhodes James

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0030
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Winston Churchill's extraordinary life and career, and the astonishing variety of his interests, involvements, and achievements, makes it difficult for historians to take one particular aspect ... More


Introduction

Gill Mary Louise

in Philosophos: Plato's Missing Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606184
eISBN:
9780191741890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606184.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The Introduction asks why the final dialogue in the series Theaetetus-Sophist-Statesman-Philosopher is missing and considers the portrait of the philosopher it would have contained. Plato left the ... More


The Philosopher’s Object

Gill Mary Louise

in Philosophos: Plato's Missing Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606184
eISBN:
9780191741890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606184.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Chapter 7 reconstructs Plato’s portrait of the philosopher, starting with the problematic fourth step in the dialectical exercise in the Sophist, which undermines the constructive proposal about ... More


Becoming ‘Constitutional’: Reshaping Monarchy in a Post-Revolutionary Age, 1849–1854

David E. Barclay

in Frederick William IV and the Prussian Monarchy 1840–1861

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204305
eISBN:
9780191676192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204305.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After 1848, Frederick William IV always felt that his native city had betrayed him in the March revolution. The king's oath-taking ceremony had been preceded by two months of bitter political ... More


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