Comprises 34 essays from leading scholars in history, classics, philosophy, and political science to illuminate Greek and Roman political thought in all its diversity and depth.
- Offers a broad survey of ancient political thought from Archaic Greece through Late Antiquity
- Approaches ancient political philosophy from both a normative and historical focus
- Examines Greek and Roman political thought within historical context and contemporary debate
- Explores the role of ancient political thought in a range of philosophies, such as the individual and community, human rights, religion, and cosmopolitanism
Ryan K. Balot is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. The author of Greed and Injustice in Classical Athens (2001) and Greek Political Thought (Blackwell, 2006), he specializes in the history of political thought.
"Of note is the indispensable list of primary sources and a prodigious bibliography of secondary texts. These alone probably justify the purchase price." (CHOICE, 2009)
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