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Political Dissent in Democratic Athens:
Intellectual Critics of Popular Rule
Josiah Ober

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction3
Ch. 1The Problem of Dissent: Criticism as Contest14
Ch. 2Public Speech and Brute Fact: Thucydides52
Ch. 3Essence and Enactment: Aristophanes Ecclesiazusae122
Ch. 4Justice, Knowledge, Power: Plato Apology, Crito, Gorgias, Republic156
Ch. 5Eloquence, Leadership, Memory: Isocrates Antidosis and Areopagiticus248
Ch. 6Political Animals, Actual Citizens, and the Best Possible Polis: Aristotle Politics290
Ch. 7The Dialectics of Dissent: Criticism as Dialogue352
Bibliography375
Index Locorum403
General Index409

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