The Humanity of Thucydides

The Humanity of Thucydides by Clifford Orwin 0691017263 9780691017266
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Thucydides has long been celebrated for the unflinching realism of his presentation of political life. And yet, as some scholars have asserted, his work also displays a profound humanity. In the first thorough exploration of the relation between these two traits, Clifford Orwin argues that Thucydides humanity is not a reflection of the authors temperament but an aspect of his thought, above all of his articulation of the central problem of political life, the tension between right and compulsion.

Author: Clifford Orwin

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 249

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 1997-08-29


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