Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



This item has an extended shipping time. The typical delivery time is 2 weeks.

Published: 05 July 2018

426 Pages


ISBN: 9780190879525

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AJ)

Courage in the Democratic Polis

Ideology and Critique in Classical Athens

Ryan K. Balot

  • Illustrates the continuity between democratic thinking and systematic philosophical thought
  • Brings together political theory, classical history, and ancient philosophy
  • Proposes that ancient democratic thinking about human flourishing provides an account of human happiness that is superior to its philosophical rivals, ancient and modern