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1 ROWE, Christopher, and Malcolm SCHOFIELD, (eds.) Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Political Thought. Third Paperback Printing
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2007, ISBN:9780521616690 
ROWE, Christopher, and Malcolm SCHOFIELD, (eds.), in association with SimonHARRISON and Melissa LANE. The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Politi cal Thought. (Cambridge) : Cambridge University Press, (2007). Thirs Paperback Printing. Pp (4),[v]-xx,1-745,(3). Maps. Index. 8vo, purple card covers, lettered in white. Contents : Introduction (by Christopher Rowe). Part I.- Archaic and Classical Greece. 1. Greek political thought : the historica l context (by Paul Cartledge). The Beginnings. 2. Poets, lawgivers, and thebeginnings of political reflection in archaic Greece (by Kurt A. Raaflaub) . 3. Greek drama and political theory (by Simon Goldhill). 4. Herodotus, Thucydides and the Sophists (by Richard Winton). 5. Democritus (by C.C.W. Taylor). 6. The Orators (by Josiah Ober). 7. Xenophon and Isocrates (by V.J. Gray). Socrates and Plato. 8. Socrates and Plato : an introduction (by Melissa Lane). 9. Socrates (by Terry Penner). 10. Approaching the Republic (by Malcolm Schofield). 11. The Politicus and other Dialogues (by Christopher Rowe). 12. The Laws (by Andre´ Laks). 13. Plato and practical politics (by Malcolm Schofield). 14. Cleitophon and Minos (by Christopher Rowe). Aristotle. 15. Aristotle : an introduction (by Malcolm Schofield). 16. Naturalism (by Fred D. Miller, Jr.). 17. Justice and the polls (by Jean Roberts). 18. Aristotelian constitutions (by Christopher Rowe). 19. The peripatos after Aristotle (by Christopher Rowe). Part II. - The Hellenistic and Roman Worlds. 20. Introduction : The Hellenistic and Roman periods (by Peter Garnsey). 21. The Cynics (by John Moles). 22. Epicurean and Stoic political thought (byMalcolm Schofeld). 27. Kings and Constitutions : Hellenistic theories (by David E. Hahm). 24. Cicero (by E.M. Atkins). 25. Reflections of Roman political thought in Latin historical writing (by Thomas Wiedemmann). 26. Senecaand Pliny (by Miriam Griffin). 27. Platonism and Pythagoreanism in the ear ly empire (by Bruno Centrone). 28. Josephus (by Tessa Rajak). 29. Stoic Writers of the Imperial Era (by Christopher Gill). 30. The Jurists (by David Johnston). 31. Christianity (by Frances Young). Epilgue (by Malcolm Schofield). Very good. 38.00

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2 SCHOFIELD, Malcolm Stoic Idea of the City
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1991, ISBN:0521394708 
SCHOFIELD, Malcolm. The Stoic Idea of the City. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1991). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xii,1-164. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The early Stoics initiated the long natural law tradition of Western political thought. Yet Zeno, founder of the school, wrote a notorious 'Republic' prescribing a community of the good and wisein the classical ideal state mould. Malcolm Schofield's book begins with a study of the ancient controversies which surround the 'Republic' and suppl y us with much of our evidence about its contents, and goes on to explore the Platonized concept of love treated by Zeno as a key principle of political unity. In Chrysippus, Zeno's most influential successor, the idea of a city of sages is transformed into the theory of a cosmic city of gods and men. Dr Schofield examines the arguments for the theory and reconstructs its original intellectual context. In his concluding chapter, he shows how its emergence constitutes, in effect, the transition from republicanism to natural law. The scattered and hitherto underused textual evidence is translated in the course of the book, which will serve as a unique collection of source material. 'The Stoic idea of the city' will interest classicists, theologians and historians of political thought as well as those primarily concerned with ancient philosophy." - from the dust jacket. Contents: 1. Cassiusthe Sceptic; 2. City of love; 3. The cosmic city; 4. From republicanism to natural law. With the following appendices: A. Zeno and Alexander, B. Prob lems with the Stoic definitions of love, C. Ethical attractiveness, D. Descending to marriage, E. Plato and the Stoics on concord, F. Cleanthes' syllogism, G. [?ste???], H. Diogenes' cosmopolitanism. Very good in dust jacket.80.00

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