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Early Greek Political Thought from Homer to the Sophists / Edition 1
     

Early Greek Political Thought from Homer to the Sophists / Edition 1

by Michael Gagarin
 

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ISBN-10: 0521437687

ISBN-13: 9780521437684

Pub. Date: 09/21/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This edition of early Greek writings on social and political issues includes works by more than thirty authors, including the sophists, poets, tragedians, historians, medical writers and presocratic philosophers. Besides political theory, ancient political thought includes early sociology, anthropology, ethics and rhetoric, and the wide range of issues discussed

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This edition of early Greek writings on social and political issues includes works by more than thirty authors, including the sophists, poets, tragedians, historians, medical writers and presocratic philosophers. Besides political theory, ancient political thought includes early sociology, anthropology, ethics and rhetoric, and the wide range of issues discussed includes the origin of human society, the origin of law, the nature of justice, the forms of good government, and the distribution of power among genders and social classes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521437684
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/21/1995
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Principal dates; Bibliographical note; Glossary; Table of equivalents; Part I. Early Poetry: 1; Homer; 2. Hesiod; 3. Archilochus; 4. Tyrtaeus; 5. Solon; 6. Theognis; 7. Hymn to Hephaestus; 8. Simonides; 9. Xenophanes; 10. Pindar; Part II. Tragedy: 11. Aeschylus; 12. Sophocles; 13. Euripides; 14. Other tragic fragments; Part III. History and Folklore: 15. Herodotus; 16. Thucydides; 17. The old Oligarch; 18. Aesop; Part IV. Philosophy and Science: 19. Heraclitus; 20. Democritus; 21. Medical writers from the Hippocratic corpus; 22. Antisthenes; Part V. Sophists; 23. Protagoras; 24. Gorgias; 25. Prodicus; 26. Hippias; 27. Antiphon; 28. Thrasymachus; 29. Evenus; 30. Critias; 31. Lycophron; 32. Alcidamas; 33. Anonymus Iamblichi; 34. Dissoi Logoi; 35. From unknown authors; Index.

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