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Cicero: On the Commonwealth and on the Laws (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)

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Cicero's On the Commonwealth and On the Laws are his most important works of political philosophy. The present volume offers a scholarly reconstruction of the fragments of On the Commonwealth and a masterly translation of both dialogues. The texts are supported by a helpful, concise introduction, notes and other aids. Students in politics, philosophy, ancient history, law and classics will gain a new understanding of this seminal thinker thanks to Professor Zetzel's volume.

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Cicero's On the Commonwealth and On the Laws are his most important works of political philosophy. The present volume offers a scholarly reconstruction of the fragments of On the Commonwealth and a masterly translation of both dialogues. The texts are supported by a helpful, concise introduction, notes and other aids. Students in politics, philosophy, ancient history, law and classics will gain a new understanding of this seminal thinker thanks to Professor Zetzel's volume.

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James Zetzel presents a masterly new translation of two central works of ancient philosophy.

Table of Contents

Editor's note; Introduction; Chronology; Bibliography; Text and translation; Synopsis; On the Commonwealth: Book I; Book II; Book III; Book IV; Book V; Book VI; Unplaced fragments; On the Laws: Book I; Book II; Book III; Fragments; Biographical notes; Index of fragments; General index.

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ISBN:
9780521459594
Editor:
Zetzel, James E. G.
Editor:
Geuss, Raymond
Editor:
Zetzel, James E. G.
Editor:
Geuss, Raymond
Author:
Geuss, Raymond
Author:
Skinner, Quentin
Author:
Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Author:
Marcus Tullius, Cicero
Author:
Zetzel, James E. G.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, U.K. ;
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Political
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
State, the
Subject:
Rome
Subject:
Commonwealth of independent states
Subject:
Rome Politics and government 265-30 B.C.
Subject:
Political science -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
State, The -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Political science--Early works to 1800 Politi
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
258
Dimensions:
8.49x5.47x.67 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Cicero's On the Commonwealth and On the Laws are his most important works of political philosophy. The present volume offers a scholarly reconstruction of the fragments of On the Commonwealth and a masterly translation of both dialogues. The texts are supported by a helpful, concise introduction, notes and other aids. Students in politics, philosophy, ancient history, law and classics will gain a new understanding of this seminal thinker thanks to Professor Zetzel's volume.
"Synopsis" by , James Zetzel presents a masterly new translation of two central works of ancient philosophy.
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