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Love of Glory and the Common Good: Aspects of the Political Thought of Thucydides
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Love of Glory and the Common Good: Aspects of the Political Thought of Thucydides (Paperback)

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More clearly than any previous work on the subject, Michael Palmer's Love of Glory and the Common Good defines the relationship between Periclean democracy and the decline in Athenian political life that followed the death of Pericles. The author elaborates upon the views of Thucydides, who saw the subsequent tyrannical rule of Alcibiades and the accompanying disintegration of Athenian political life as a logical consequence of the defects in the speeches and deeds that Pericles used to inspire the Athenian people. With careful attention to details in the order and structure of Thucydides' narrative, Palmer shows this historian as a political thinker of the first rank who deserves the same careful study accorded to Plato and Aristotle.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical science & theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesHistory of ideas Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 29/01/1992 ISBN-13: 9780847677320  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Michael Palmer is associate professor political science at the University of Maine. His writings in traditional political theory have appeared in many publications, including Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy, The Review of Politics and American Political Science Review.

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