Plato and Aristotle on Constitutionalism: An Exposition and Reference Source

Plato and Aristotle on Constitutionalism: An Exposition and Reference Source

by Raymond Polin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1840143010

ISBN-13: 9781840143010

Pub. Date: 09/01/1998

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840143010
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Series:
Avebury Series in Philosophy
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.09(w) x 8.75(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Special Acknowledgments
IThe Idea of Constitutionalism1
IIAthenian Constitutional Background13
IIIBiographical Note on Plato26
IVPlato's Ideal Political Theory: The Republic43
VPlato's More Realistic Political Theory: The Statesman78
VIPlato's More Sophisticated Political Theory: The Laws94
VIIBiographical Note on Aristotle157
VIIIConcepts Aristotle Explicated: The Athenian Constitution167
IXConcepts Aristotle Advocated: The Politics183
XComparisons and Conclusions269
Epilogue293
Bibliography300
Index318

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