Greek and Roman Political Ideas

Greek and Roman Political Ideas : A Pelican Introduction

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Where do our ideas about politics come from?
What can we learn from the Greeks and Romans?
How should we exercise power?

Melissa Lane teaches politics at Princeton University, and previously taught political thought at the University of Cambridge, where she was a Fellow of King's College. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship in the field of classics, and the historian Richard Tuck called her book Eco-Republic 'a virtuoso performance by one of our best scholars of ancient philosophy.'
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 111 x 181 x 23mm | 231g
  • PELICAN
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141976152
  • 9780141976150
  • 97,547

About Melissa Lane

Melissa Lane teaches politics at Princeton University, and previously taught for fifteen years at Cambridge University. She is also a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. The Times Literary Supplement said that in her book Eco-Republic 'Lane succeeds wonderfully not only in separating the useful in Plato from the useless, but also in demonstrating that the useful contains a surprising amount of what we need if we are to survive.'
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