Sex and the Second-Best City: Sex and Society in the Laws of Plato

Sex and the Second-Best City: Sex and Society in the Laws of Plato

by Kenneth Royce Moore
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415972736

ISBN-13: 9780415972734

Pub. Date: 07/19/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Sex and the Second-Best City deals with the topics of sex and society in the Laws of Plato with recourse to historical context and modern critical theory. It examines reconstructions of ancient "sexuality" with a view to increased clarification. The text of the Laws is considered, along with many of its literary qualities, its influences and the…  See more details below

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Sex and the Second-Best City deals with the topics of sex and society in the Laws of Plato with recourse to historical context and modern critical theory. It examines reconstructions of ancient "sexuality" with a view to increased clarification. The text of the Laws is considered, along with many of its literary qualities, its influences and the utopian plan that it proposes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415972734
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/19/2005
Series:
Studies in Classics Series, #14
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. IModern theory, ancient 'sexuality'1
Ch. IIThe laws in context27
Ch. IIIEducating Magnesia : developmental psychology and sex role stereotyping55
Ch. IVAN[Delta]PEIA : a special definition for Magnesia85
Ch. VSex, the myth of the family and Plato's stepchildren109
Ch. VIA brave new femininity147
Ch. VIIMagnesian moral hygiene : same-sex relations, pleasure and madness173
Ch. VIIIGeneral conclusions211

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