Cicero's Social And Political Thought

Cicero's Social And Political Thought

by Neal Wood
     
 

In this close examination of the social and political thought of Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Neal Wood focuses on Cicero's conceptions of state and government, showing that he is the father of constitutionalism, the archetype of the politically conservative mind, and the first to reflect extensively on politics as an activity.

Overview


In this close examination of the social and political thought of Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Neal Wood focuses on Cicero's conceptions of state and government, showing that he is the father of constitutionalism, the archetype of the politically conservative mind, and the first to reflect extensively on politics as an activity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520074279
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
02/19/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


Neal Wood is Professor of Political Science at York University. His most recent books are The Politics of Locke's Philosophy (California, 1983) and John Locke and Agrarian Capitalism (California, 1984).

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