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Plutarch's Maxime cum principibus philosopho esse disserendum : an interpretation with commentary, G. Roskam

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Plutarch's Maxime cum principibus philosopho esse disserendum : an interpretation with commentary
Title
Plutarch's Maxime cum principibus philosopho esse disserendum
Title remainder
an interpretation with commentary
Statement of responsibility
G. Roskam
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The question of the political relevance of philosophy, and of the role which the philosopher should play in the government of his state, was often discussed in Antiquity. Plato's ideal of the philosopher-king is well-known, but was precisely his failure to realise his political ideal in Syracuse not the best argument against the philosopher's political engagement? Nevertheless, Plato's ideal remained attractive for later Greek thinkers. This is illustrated, for instance, by one of Plutarch's short political works, in which he tries to demonstrate that the philosopher should especially associat
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Cataloging source
E7B
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Roskam, Geert
Dewey number
480
Index
index present
LC call number
PA4368.M3
LC item number
R67 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plutarch
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
  • Philosophy, Ancient
Label
Plutarch's Maxime cum principibus philosopho esse disserendum : an interpretation with commentary, G. Roskam
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PLUTARCH'S MAXIME CUM PRINCIPIBUS PHILOSOPHO ESSE DISSERENDUM AN INTERPRETATION WITH COMMENTARY; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; 1. The first steps in the analysis of Maxime cum principibus; 1.1. The author; 1.1.1. A rich political career; 1.1.2. Heir of an old tradition; 1.2. The work; 1.2.1. A difficult text; 1.2.2. The literary genre of Maxime cum principibus; 1.2.3. The date of Maxime cum principibus; 2. Two further stepping-stones; 2.1. Plutarch's evaluation of the political position of his philosophical predecessors; 2.1.1. Introduction; 2.1.2. The Presocratics
  • 3.5. Conclusion: Plutarch's political philosophy in Maxime cumprincipibus 3.5.1. Friendship between the philosopher and the ruler as one of Plutarch's political ideals; 3.5.2. Plutarch and power: the philosopher's escape from a harsh reality; 3.5.3. Plutarch's political philosophy in Maxime cum principibus: a schematic survey; 3.6. Schematic structure of Maxime cum principibus; COMMENTARY; Bibliography; INDICES; Index nominum; Index locorum
Control code
715171731
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (252 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789461660114
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctt8xn3ps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)715171731
Label
Plutarch's Maxime cum principibus philosopho esse disserendum : an interpretation with commentary, G. Roskam
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PLUTARCH'S MAXIME CUM PRINCIPIBUS PHILOSOPHO ESSE DISSERENDUM AN INTERPRETATION WITH COMMENTARY; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; 1. The first steps in the analysis of Maxime cum principibus; 1.1. The author; 1.1.1. A rich political career; 1.1.2. Heir of an old tradition; 1.2. The work; 1.2.1. A difficult text; 1.2.2. The literary genre of Maxime cum principibus; 1.2.3. The date of Maxime cum principibus; 2. Two further stepping-stones; 2.1. Plutarch's evaluation of the political position of his philosophical predecessors; 2.1.1. Introduction; 2.1.2. The Presocratics
  • 3.5. Conclusion: Plutarch's political philosophy in Maxime cumprincipibus 3.5.1. Friendship between the philosopher and the ruler as one of Plutarch's political ideals; 3.5.2. Plutarch and power: the philosopher's escape from a harsh reality; 3.5.3. Plutarch's political philosophy in Maxime cum principibus: a schematic survey; 3.6. Schematic structure of Maxime cum principibus; COMMENTARY; Bibliography; INDICES; Index nominum; Index locorum
Control code
715171731
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (252 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789461660114
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xn3ps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)715171731

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