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ISBN10: 1107610737 ISBN13: 9781107610736 LCC: JC381 Edition: ;


Includes bibliographical references and index.; Introduction: The conquest of eros -- Is there an ontology of tyranny? -- The tyrant and the statesman in Plato's political philosophy and Machiavelli's rejoinder -- Superlative virtue, monarchy, and political community in Aristotle's Politics -- Tyranny and the art of ruling in Xenophon's Education of Cyrus -- Machiavelli, Xenophon, and Xenophon's Cyrus -- Glory and reputation : the new prince -- The republic in motion : Machiavelli's vision of the new Rome -- Conclusion: Tyranny ancient and modern -- Epilogue: The hermeneutical problem of tyranny.


  • LCC: JC381

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  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: x, 544 p. ;
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