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A Company of Citizens: What the World's First Democracy Teaches Leaders About Creating Great…

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The "knowledge revolution" is widely accepted, but strategic leaders now talk of the logical next step: the human capital revolution and the need to manage knowledgeable people in an entirely different way. The organization of the future must be not only nimble…
The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece
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|May 4, 2015

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A major new history of classical Greece-how it rose, how it fell, and what we can learn from it Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the…
Primates and Philosophers: How Morality Evolved
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|March 22, 2016

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Can virtuous behavior be explained by nature, and not by human rational choice? "It's the animal in us," we often hear when we've been bad. But why not when we're good? Primates and Philosophers tackles this question by exploring the biological foundations of…
The Threshold Of Democracy: Athens In 403 B.c.
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|June 22, 2015

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"In this updated addition to the Reacting to the Past family, the classroom is transformed into 5th-century Athens, a city divided in the wake of military defeat and open rebellion. With democratic stability uncertain, students must draw from a wide range of…
Political Dissent in Democratic Athens: Intellectual Critics of Popular Rule
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|December 2, 2001

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How and why did the Western tradition of political theorizing arise in Athens during the late fifth and fourth centuries B.C.? By interweaving intellectual history with political philosophy and literary analysis, Josiah Ober argues that the tradition originated…
Democracy and Knowledge: Innovation and Learning in Classical Athens
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|April 4, 2010

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When does democracy work well, and why? Is democracy the best form of government? These questions are of supreme importance today as the United States seeks to promote its democratic values abroad. Democracy and Knowledge is the first book to look to ancient…
Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece

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This book presents a state-of-the-art debate about the origins of Athenian democracy by five eminent scholars. The result is a stimulating, critical exploration and interpretation of the extant evidence on this intriguing and important topic. The authors address…
Demokratia: A Conversation on Democracies, Ancient and Modern
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|November 17, 1996

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This book is the result of a long and fruitful conversation among practitioners of two very different fields: ancient history and political theory. The topic of the conversation is classical Greek democracy and its contemporary relevance. The nineteen…
Mass and Elite in Democratic Athens: Rhetoric, Ideology, and the Power of the People

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This book asks an important question often ignored by ancient historians and political scientists alike: Why did Athenian democracy work as well and for as long as it did? Josiah Ober seeks the answer by analyzing the sociology of Athenian politics and the nature…
L'ENIGME GRECQUE
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|May 8, 2019

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ENIGME GRECQUE -L'
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|May 1, 2017

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Athenian Legacies: Essays on the Politics of Going On Together
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|September 16, 2007

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How do communities survive catastrophe? Using classical Athens as its case study, this book argues that if a democratic community is to survive over time, its people must choose to go on together. That choice often entails hardship and hard bargains. In good…
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