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Plato : Political Thinkers - Robert Hall


Political Thinkers


Published: 25th December 2003
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A unique study discussing the evolution of Plato's thougt through the actual developments in Athenian democracy, the book also demonstrates Plato's continuing responses to changes in political theory and argues for a new understanding of Plato's goals for the state and his ultimate concern for the moral well-being of the citizens
Available on its own, or as part of the 9-volume reissue of the classic Political Thinkers series.

Prefacep. vii
The Athenian Democracyp. 1
The Controversy of Convention or Nature as the Basis of the Statep. 13
The Inadequacy of Convention as a Basis for Societyp. 31
The Education of the Rulers in the Republicp. 43
The Justice of the State and the Justice of the Individualp. 54
Law in the Republic, Politicus and Lawsp. 81
The States of the Republic and Lawsp. 103
Plato's Political Heritagep. 144
Bibliographyp. 160
Indexp. 166
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ISBN: 9780415326919
ISBN-10: 0415326915
Series: Political Thinkers : Book 9
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 25th December 2003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1