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Studies on the reception of Plato and Greek political thought in Victorian Britain / Kyriakos Demetriou.

Author/Creator:
Dēmētriou, Kyriakos N.
Publication:
Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub Co 2011.
Series:
Collected studies
Collected studies
Format/Description:
Book
1 v. (in various pagings) ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Classicists -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Platonists -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Philosophy, Ancient -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Political science -- Greece -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Political science -- Classical influences.
Political science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Plato -- Influence.
Grote, George, 1794-1871 -- Philosophy.
Contents:
The history of Ancient Greece. In defence of the British constitution : theoretical implications of the debate over Athenian democracy in Britain, 1770-1850 ; Bishop Connop Thirlwall : historian of ancient Greece ; Victorian classicists and modern Greece : a critical commentary on periodical sources
Platonic studies. Grote on Socrates : an unpublished essay of the 1820s in its context ; The development of Platonic studies in Britain and the role of utilitarians ; George Grote and the Platonic revival in Victorian Britain ; Socratic dialectic and the exaltation of individuality : J.S. Mill's influence on G. Grote's Platonic interpretation ; The revival of a legend : the debate over Plato in nineteenth-century Britain ; The sophists, democracy, and modern interpretation.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781409420514
1409420515
OCLC:
687695089
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