This item political dissent in democratic athens intellectual critics of popular rule set up a giveaway customers who viewed this item also viewed page 1 of 1 start over page 1 of 1 this shopping feature will continue to load items in order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or . Ober offers fresh readings of the political works of thucydides plato and aristotle among others by placing them in the context of a competitive community of dissident writers these thinkers struggled against both democratic ideology and intellectual rivals to articulate the best and most influential criticism of popular rule. Political dissent in democratic athens intellectual critics of popular rule josiah ober editions paperback by interweaving intellectual history with political philosophy and literary analysis josiah ober argues that the tradition originated in a high stakes debate about democracy thinkers struggled against both democratic ideology . Political dissent in democratic athens intellectual critics of popular rule princeton princeton university press 1998 xvi 417 pp cloth 35 2495 making sound political decisions requires hard thinking most people do not want to think very hard and some lack the capacity to do so many make. Political dissent in democratic athens intellectual critics of popular rule josiah ober limited preview 2011 the athenian revolution essays on ancient greek democracy and political theory
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