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By Michael Gagarin,Paul Woodruff

This version of early Greek writings on social and political concerns contains works through greater than thirty authors. there's a specific emphasis at the sophists, with the inclusion of all in their major surviving texts, and the works of Alcidamas, Antisthenes and the 'Old Oligarch' also are represented. furthermore there are excerpts from early poets corresponding to Homer, Hesiod and Solon, the 3 nice tragedians Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, the historians Herodotus and Thucydides, scientific writers and presocratic philosophers. in addition to political conception, components represented comprise early anthropology, sociology, ethics and rhetoric, and the big variety of concerns mentioned contains human nature, the starting place of human society, the starting place of legislations, the character of justice, the types of stable govt, the distribution of wealth, and the distribution of strength between genders and social classes.

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