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Power and the people : Thucydides' history and the American founding / edited by Charlotte C. S. Thomas.

Publication:
Macon, Georgia : Mercer University Press, [2019] , ©2019
Conference Name:
A.V. Elliott Conference on Great Books and Ideas (4th : 2016 : Mercer University)
Series:
A.V. Elliott Conference series.
The A. V. Elliott conference series
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
207 pages ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Founding Fathers of the United States -- Congresses.
Political science -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses.
Thucydides -- Influence -- Congresses.
Thucydides -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Thucydides -- Political and social views -- Congresses.
Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War -- Congresses.
United States -- Civilization -- Greek influences -- Congresses.
Summary:
"Based on the 2017 A.V. Elliott Conference on Great Books and Ideas, this volume gathers ten scholarly essays on the great Athenian historian, Thucydides, and his influence on the founders of the American republic."
Contents:
The impossible synthesis? : a Thucydidean perspective on liberal democracy / Clifford Orwin
Political science and political medicine : Thucydides, the Federalist Papers, and the new world disorder / Karl Walling
The virtues and vices of individualism / Steven Forde
Piety and Athenian imperialism in Thucydides' Peloponnesian war / Allison Levy
Love, beauty, and the problem of politics : Alcibiades in Thucydides and Plato / Ann Ward
Nikias' virtue / Norman Fischer
Separation of powers in the History? : Thucydides on the measured virtue of the five thousand / Bernard J. Dobski
Thucydides and the new political science of the American founding / Devin Stauffer
A philologist in the American Civil War / Sarah E. Gardner
Why our democracy needs Thucydides now more than ever / Laurie M. Johnson.
Notes:
Proceedings of the 4th A.V. Elliott Conference on great Books and Ideas held at Mercer University in 2016.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Mercer University Press.
Thomas, Charlotte C. S., editor.
ISBN:
9780881466959
0881466956
OCLC:
1083460081
Publisher Number:
99980815505
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