Cicero: On the Commonwealth and On the Laws / Edition 1

Cicero: On the Commonwealth and On the Laws / Edition 1

by Marcus Tullius Cicero, E. G. (Ed.) James
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521459591

ISBN-13: 9780521459594

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Cicero's On the Commonwealth and On the Laws are his most important works of political philosophy. The present volume offers a scholarly reconstruction of the fragments of On the Commonwealth and a masterly translation of both dialogues. The texts are supported by a helpful, concise introduction, notes and other aids. Students in politics, philosophy, ancient

Overview

Cicero's On the Commonwealth and On the Laws are his most important works of political philosophy. The present volume offers a scholarly reconstruction of the fragments of On the Commonwealth and a masterly translation of both dialogues. The texts are supported by a helpful, concise introduction, notes and other aids. Students in politics, philosophy, ancient history, law and classics will gain a new understanding of this seminal thinker thanks to Professor Zetzel's volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521459594
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
258
Sales rank:
1,135,755
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's note; Introduction; Chronology; Bibliography; Text and translation; Synopsis; On the Commonwealth: Book I; Book II; Book III; Book IV; Book V; Book VI; Unplaced fragments; On the Laws: Book I; Book II; Book III; Fragments; Biographical notes; Index of fragments; General index.

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