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Demokratia:
A Conversation on Democracies, Ancient and Modern
Edited by Josiah Ober & Charles Hedrick

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Contributors
Introduction: Democracies Ancient and Modern3
The Strong Principle of Equality and the Archaic Origins of Greek Democracy19
Shares and Rights: "Citizenship" Greek Style and American Style49
Transgression, Equality, and Voice63
The Ancient Athenian and the Modern Liberal View of Liberty as a Democratic Ideal91
Law, Freedom, and the Concept of Citizens' Rights in Democratic Athens105
Demos versus "We, the People": Freedom and Democracy Ancient and Modern121
Equalities and Inequalities in Athenian Democracy139
Comparatively Equal175
Athenian Equality: A Constant Surrounded by Flux187
Resistance to Change in the Law at Athens203
Civil Society, Dionysiac Festival, and the Athenian Democracy217
Oath Ritual and the Male Community at Athens227
Democratic Contradictions and the Synoptic Illusion of Euripides' Ion249
Aristotle and the Idea of Liberal Education271
Hoplites into Democrats: The Changing Ideology of Athenian Infantry289
The Athenian Trireme, School of Democracy313
Reading Democracy: "Socratic" Dialogues and the Political Education of Democratic Citizens327
Misreading Democracy: Peter Euben and the Gorgias361
Ancient Greek Democracy and the Modern Knowledge-Based Organization: Reflections on the Ideology of Two Revolutions377
Bibliography401
Index449

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