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The Focus Philosophical Library publishes clear, faithful editions by renowned scholars and teachers enabling access for modern students to essential ideas and wisdom of the world’s greatest thinkers.

Two complete key works of classical antiquity on the politics of Athens: Plato’s Menexenus and Pericles’ funeral oration (from Thucydides’ history of the Peloponnesian War).

Synopsis:

This text brings together for the first time two complete key works from classical antiquity on the politics of Athens: Plato's Menexenus and Pericles' funeral oration (from Thucydides' history of the Peloponnesian War).

About the Author

Susan Collins is a political theorist and Asoociate Professor of Political Science at Notre Dame University. She teaches the history of political thought, and her research focuses on classical thought, the intersection of ethics and politics, contemporary efforts to use Aristotle's thought in understanding and evaluating the problems of liberalism, and the classical alternatives to modern theories of justice.

Devin Stauffer is Assistant Professor of political science at the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in classical and early modern political thought. He has published several books on Plato and the translation "Empire and the Ends of Politics" with Susan Collins. He has previously taught at Kenyon College and St. John's College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780941051705
Subtitle:
Plato's Menexenus and Pericles' Funeral Oration
Author:
Collins
Author:
Pericles
Author:
Stauffer, Devin
Author:
Collins, Susan
Author:
Collins, Susan D.
Author:
Thucydides
Author:
Plato
Publisher:
Focus
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Ancient
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Focus Philosophical Library
Publication Date:
19990101
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 x 0.17 in 0.25 lb

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