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Masters and Slaves: Revisioned Essays in Political Philosophy

History


by
Michael Palmer

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 176 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This collection of essays sheds light on the writings of leading figures in the history of political philosophy by exploring a nexus of questions concerning mastery and slavery in the human soul. To this end, Masters and Slaves elucidates archetypal human alternatives in their import for political life: the philosopher and king; the lover of wisdom and the lover of glory; the king and the tyrant; and finally, the master and the slave.