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The origins of democratic thinking : the invention of politics in classical Athens /

by Farrar, Cynthia.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989, c1988Edition: 1st pbk. ed.Description: x, 301 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0521375843; 9780521375849; 0521340543; 9780521340540.Subject(s): Democracy -- History | Political science -- Greece -- History | Political science -- History | "Gift of Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection at California State University, Sacramento Library"
Contents:
Preface -- 1. Ancient reflections : a force for us -- 2. Order in autonomy : the ungoverned cosmos and the democratic community -- 3. Protagoras : measuring man -- 4. Man's measurings : cosmos and community -- 5. Thucydides : reflecting history : man and the community -- 6. Democritus : reflecting man : the individual and the cosmos -- 7. Living democracy? -- Bibliography -- Indexes.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-291) and indexes.

Preface -- 1. Ancient reflections : a force for us -- 2. Order in autonomy : the ungoverned cosmos and the democratic community -- 3. Protagoras : measuring man -- 4. Man's measurings : cosmos and community -- 5. Thucydides : reflecting history : man and the community -- 6. Democritus : reflecting man : the individual and the cosmos -- 7. Living democracy? -- Bibliography -- Indexes.

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