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Contains 34 essays from best students in background, classics, philosophy, and political technology to light up Greek and Roman political notion in all its range and intensity. bargains a vast survey of old political idea from Archaic Greece via past due AntiquityApproaches old political philosophy from either a normative and ancient focusExamines Greek and Roman political idea inside of historical Read more...


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Al. Clemens Alexandrinus Strom. Dem. Meid. Stromateis Demosthenes Against Meidias 34 Din. Dinarchus Dio Or. Dio of Prusa (Dio Chrysostomus), Orationes Diod. Sic. Diodorus Siculus Diog. Laert. Diogenes Laertius Dion. Hal. Dionysius Halicarnassensis Ant. Rom. Antiquitates Romanae Diotog. Diotogenes DK H. Diels and W. Kranz (eds), Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker, 2 vols, 6th edn (Berlin: Weidmann, 1951–2) DNP Der neue Pauly, 18 vols (Stuttgart: J. B. Metzler, 1996-2003) Ecph. Ecphantus Enn. Ann. Ennius, Annales Ephor.

Ath. Pseudo-Xenophon, Respubliea Atheniensium (Constitution pol. of the Athenians) Q. Cic. Quintus Cicero, Commentariolum petitionis Comm. Pet. Quint. Quintilian RAC Reallexikon fur Antike und Christentum (Stuttgart, 1941–) RdA Reallexikon der Assyriologie Sall. Sallust Cat. Bellum Catilinae or De Catilinae coniuratione 42 Hist. Historiae lug. Bellum Iugurthinum schol. scholiast or scholia SEG Supplementum epigraphieum Graeeum (1923-) Sen. Seneca (the Younger) Apoc. Apoeoloeyntosis Ben. De beneficiis Clem.

Holmes 1979), and recently since the reinvention of this distinction by Isaiah Berlin (Berlin 1958), political theorists have been all too familiar with the dangers of utilizing political power to inculcate virtue, particularly in modern conditions. As a result, contemporary theorists tend not to commit themselves so strongly to a program of virtue cultivation as Rousseau did in his Letter to d’Alembert. Yet, as we have just seen, the contemporary turn to virtue, among liberal, republican, and conservative theorists, is substantial and increasingly important.

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