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Author Saxonhouse, Arlene W.

Title Free speech and democracy in ancient Athens / Arlene W. Saxonhouse.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

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 UniM Bail  323.44309385 SAXO    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 235 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-228) and index.
Contents Prologue: Four Stories 1 -- Part I Introduction: The Invocation of Athens 11 -- 1 Legacy of Free Speech 16 -- 2 Democratic Amnesia 37 -- Part II Aidos -- 3 Tale of Two Gyges: Shame, Community, and the Public/Private Self 57 -- Part III Parrhesia: The Practice of Free Speech in Ancient Athens -- 4 Practice of Parrhesia 85 -- 5 Trial of Socrates 100 -- Part IV Limits of Free Speech -- 6 Truth and Tragedy 129 -- 7 Thucydides' Assemblies and the Challenge of Free Speech 146 -- 8 Protagoras' Shame and Socrates' Speech 179 -- Conclusion: Four Paradoxes 207 -- Paradox 1 Ancients and Moderns 207 -- Paradox 2 Democracy and Free Speech 209 -- Paradox 3 Socratic Philosophy and the Democratic Regime 211 -- Paradox 4 Shame and Amnesia 212.
Subject Freedom of speech -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- To 1500.
Shame -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- To 1500.
Athens (Greece) -- Politics and government.
ISBN 0521819857