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Includes 34 essays from top students in heritage, classics, philosophy, and political technological know-how to light up Greek and Roman political inspiration in all its range and intensity. bargains a large survey of old political proposal from Archaic Greece via overdue AntiquityApproaches historical political philosophy from either a normative and ancient focusExamines Greek and Roman political notion inside of historical Read more...

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Pangle 1992; Lutz 1998). Their goal is to reassert a nonrelative understanding of the perfectibility of human nature, so as to combat the perceived inadequacies of the contemporary liberal world, including relativism, conformism, and the lack of spiritual fulfillment. Often this political aspiration has been 61 coupled with an appreciation of Plato and Aristotle’s belief that political life is incomplete by comparison with the philosophical life. Only philosophy, in the ancient philosophical view, provides the highest fulfillment of human nature and the deepest satisfaction of human longing.

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