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The Republic and the Laws (Oxford World's Classics) (Reissue)
The Republic and the Laws (Oxford World's Classics) (Reissue)
Publisher : Oxford Univ Pr
Published Date : 2009/07
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780199540112

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Language : English

Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A10201530 A10170000
Place of Publication: Great Britain
Edition: Translation
Continuations: Monograph Series,any number
Academic Level: Extracurricular

'However one defines Man, the same definition applies to us all. This is sufficient proof that there is no essential difference within mankind.' (Laws l.29-30) Cicero's The Republic is an impassioned plea for responsible governement written just before the civil war that ended the Roman Republic in a dialogue following Plato. Drawing on Greek political theory, the work embodies the mature reflections of a Roman ex-consul on the nature of political organization, on justice in society, and on the qualities needed in a statesman. Its sequel, The Laws, expounds the influential doctrine of Natural Law, which applies to all mankind, and sets out an ideal code for a reformed Roman Republic, already half in the realm of utopia. This is the first complete English translation of both works for over sixty years and features a lucid Introduction, a Table of Dates, notes on the Roman constitution, and an Index of Names.