Justice and Generosity: Studies in Hellenistic Social and Political Philosophy - Proceedings of the Sixth Symposium Hellenisticum by Andre Laks, Malcolm Schofield |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Justice and Generosity: Studies in Hellenistic Social and Political Philosophy - Proceedings of the Sixth Symposium Hellenisticum

Justice and Generosity: Studies in Hellenistic Social and Political Philosophy - Proceedings of the Sixth Symposium Hellenisticum

by Andre Laks, Malcolm Schofield
     
 

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Justice and Generosity presents a collection of original essays by leading scholars on the social and political philosophies of the Hellenistic period, covering the work of both Greek and Roman thinkers such as Cicero, Seneca, Epicurus, and the Cynics. It challenges the conventional view of Hellenistic philosophy as apolitical, and offers a fresh and comprehensive

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Justice and Generosity presents a collection of original essays by leading scholars on the social and political philosophies of the Hellenistic period, covering the work of both Greek and Roman thinkers such as Cicero, Seneca, Epicurus, and the Cynics. It challenges the conventional view of Hellenistic philosophy as apolitical, and offers a fresh and comprehensive guide to the main currents of social and political philosophy in a period of increasing interest to classicists, philosophers, and cultural and intellectual historians.

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"All contributions are worthwhile treatments of substantive questions and deserve attention from scholars and students. Despite the wide range of interest represented here, the volume is surprisingly coherent in showing that hellenistic philosophers were much more interested in the city-state than is sometimes supposed." Religious Studies Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521041485
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/10/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
779,337
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.71(d)

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