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The Resource Plato, Politics and a Practical Utopia : Social Constructivism and Civic Planning in the 'Laws'

Plato, Politics and a Practical Utopia : Social Constructivism and Civic Planning in the 'Laws'

Label
Plato, Politics and a Practical Utopia : Social Constructivism and Civic Planning in the 'Laws'
Title
Plato, Politics and a Practical Utopia
Title remainder
Social Constructivism and Civic Planning in the 'Laws'
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dealing with themes of urban planning, constitutionalism, utopianism and social construction theory, this book analyzes the city of Magnesia, Plato's second-best city-state in the Laws, as if it were an actual ancient city-state. The book details the demographics, economics, military capabilities and polity of Magnesia using (post)modern critical theory and contemporary data on ancient city-states. Examining the key features of the proposed city-state in detail, Kenneth Royce Moore considers Plato's proposed military as well as his invention of national service, and compares this with known mil
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moore, Kenneth Royce
Dewey number
184
Index
index present
LC call number
JC352 .M686 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plato
  • City-states
  • Cities and towns, Ancient
  • Utopias
  • Greece
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Cities and towns, Ancient
  • City-states
  • Politics and government
  • Utopias
  • Greece
  • Philosophy & Religion
  • Philosophy
Label
Plato, Politics and a Practical Utopia : Social Constructivism and Civic Planning in the 'Laws'
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 The Development of the Polis and its Re- Development Under Plato; Chapter 2 Platonic Economics: Fleshing the Bones of Magnesia; Chapter 3 The Magnesian Military, National Service and Mythical Amazons; Chapter 4 The Legal System; Chapter 5 The Magnesian Polity: Classical Democracy Recast; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
769344392
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (145 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441168030
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769344392
Label
Plato, Politics and a Practical Utopia : Social Constructivism and Civic Planning in the 'Laws'
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 The Development of the Polis and its Re- Development Under Plato; Chapter 2 Platonic Economics: Fleshing the Bones of Magnesia; Chapter 3 The Magnesian Military, National Service and Mythical Amazons; Chapter 4 The Legal System; Chapter 5 The Magnesian Polity: Classical Democracy Recast; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
769344392
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (145 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441168030
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769344392

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