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Title Athenian political thought and the reconstruction of American democracy / edited by J. Peter Euben, John Wallach, and Josiah Ober
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 352 pages)
Contents Norm and form: the constitutionalizing of democracy / Sheldon S. Wolin -- Democracy: an idea of amibiguous ancestry / Ellen Meiksins Wood -- The creation of a legacy: a manufactured crisis in eighteenth-century thought / Jennifer Roberts -- Democracy, power, and imperialism in fifth-century Athens / Kurt A. Raaflaub -- How to criticize democracy in late fifth- and fourth-century Athens / Josiah Ober -- Frank speech, democracy, and philosophy: Plato's debt to a democratic strategy of civic discourse / S. Sara Monoson -- Democracy and political theory: a reading of Plato's Gorgias / J. Peter Euben -- The tragedy of critical theory / Christopher Rocco -- The melting pot, the mosaic, and the Agora / Barry S. Strauss -- Athenian political thought and the feminist politics of poiesis and praxis / Warren J. Lane and Ann M. Lane -- The zero degree of society: Aritstotle and the Athenian citizen / Charles W. Hedrick, Jr. -- Two democracies and virtue / John R. Wallach
Analysis Democracy
United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-346) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Democracy -- Greece -- Athens -- History.
Democracy -- United States.
Elite (Social sciences)
Legitimacy of governments.
Political participation.
Political stability.
Representative government and representation.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Euben, J. Peter.
Ober, Josiah.
Wallach, John R.
ISBN 1501723995 (electronic bk.)
9781501723995 (electronic bk.)
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(paper ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paper ; alk. paper)