Cleisthenes the Athenian
An Essay on the Representation of Space and Time in Greek Political Thought
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Cleisthenes the Athenian by Pierre Leveque
Book DescriptionThis classic study of the reforms in Athens in 507/506 b.c.e. that led to the birth of democracy is the only book-length treatment ever to have examined their philosophical, political, and aesthetic setting and significance. Focusing on the creation of a secular civic space and time, the book has influenced a generation of scholars in anthropology, sociology, urban planning, political science, philosophy, and classical studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781573923330
(230mm x 155mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Pierre Leveque
Cleisthenes the Athenian, Hardback (February 1996)
Offers a study of the philosophical, political, and aesthetic background and significance of the reforms of Cleisthenes. This book features an English translation containing the complete text of the original essay.
Ancient Greece, Paperback (March 1994)» View all books by Pierre Leveque
To understand ancient Greece is to understand our world. Its states numbered Athens, Sparta and Thebes; it founders were men such as Homer, Pythagoras and Socrates. This account explores the invention of philosophy, mathematics, democracy, drama, classical sculpture and architecture.
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Author Biography - Pierre Leveque
Pierre Leveque is president of the Annales Litteraires de l'Universite de Besancon and president emeritus of the Universite de Besancon. Pierre Vidal-Naquet is Director of Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and Director of the Centre Louis Gernet de Recherches Compares sur les Societes Anciennes. Cornelius Castoriadis is Director of Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. David Ames Curtis is a freelance translator, writer, and editor.
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