Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 October 2018

312 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190678852

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A Wolf in the City

Tyranny and the Tyrant in Plato's Republic

Cinzia Arruzza

  • First monograph devoted entirely to the study of tyranny and the tyrant in Plato's Republic
  • Offers new, innovative insights concerning the political argument of Plato's critique of tyranny
  • Interprets Plato's critique on tyranny as counterintuitively part of a larger attack on democracy
  • Offers the first comprehensive analysis of the tyrant's soul