Contains 34 essays from best students in historical past, classics, philosophy, and political technological know-how to light up Greek and Roman political inspiration in all its range and depth.
• bargains a large survey of old political inspiration from Archaic Greece via past due Antiquity
• methods old political philosophy from either a normative and old focus
• Examines Greek and Roman political notion inside old context and modern debate
• Explores the position of old political proposal in more than a few philosophies, reminiscent of the person and neighborhood, human rights, faith, and cosmopolitanism
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Katznelson 1997; Lich-bach 1997; Landman 2000: 27–32; for an application in ancient history, Pritchard 2007: 349–52). I discern three ways in which our understanding of classical political thought, specifically, can be improved through conducting comparative studies of political thought and political life in other regions and periods. First, doing comparisons between different periods and regions helps to render visible certain frequently unacknowledged features of the classical political experience.