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Published: 11 March 2014

424 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199982158

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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