Fear of Diversity: The Birth of Political Science in Ancient Greek Thought

By Arlene W. Saxonhouse

This wide-ranging publication locates the foundation of political technological know-how within the daily global of historical Greek existence, concept, and tradition. Arlene Saxonhouse contends that the Greeks, faced by means of the perplexing variety of the actual international, sought a strength that will unify, constrain, and clarify it. This force towards team spirit did greater than worth the brain over the senses: it led the Greeks to minimize the very actual complexities—particularly concerning girls, the relatives, and sexuality—in either their political and private lives.

Saxonhouse opens up clean understandings of such matters because the Greeks' worry of the female and their makes an attempt to disregard the calls for that gender, replica, and the family members necessarily make at the individual.

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