If you believe that means having no emotion, read the book. . I study International Relations and thus know my basics on classic political thought, but welcomed an analytical insight of the book, not just a list of quotes. Congratulations! Reread the complete version of this for the first time since reading the excerpted "On Justice, Power, and Human Nature" as an undergrad. There's a problem loading this menu right now. The notes that accompany this excellent translation are great; and the translation itself is a refreshing improvement over earlier translations. I cannot recommend it highly enough. VOICEtext (S): Synthetic voice with text you can follow along with as it reads. I came to this edition late but wish I had encountered it much earlier in my studies. Paul Woodruff is Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. in Woodruff’s work I see a clear thread going through important passages and making them accessible to the reader.--Alfonso Gómez-Lobo, Georgetown University, This text is a very readable, modern, American English translation. Reviewed in the United States on November 16, 2014, Reviewed in the United States on January 23, 2014. 47.3-48). Audio format refers to the way an audiobook is recorded. I was also drawn to buy it after reading another customer review recommending the foreword. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Really shines in the imagined monologues negotiating terms, truces, and pleas. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. On the War for Greek Freedom: Selections from The Histories (Hackett Classics). It saved me time by selecting the most important passages and the foreword is indeed worth reading. 5. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Medieval Literary Criticism (Kindle Store), Ancient & Classical Literary Criticism (Kindle Store), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Thucydides; Paul Woodruff (Introduction by Translator). Note: Only Active students will be displayed below. Reviewed in the United States on January 9, 2020. We accept. Please try again. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. PDF, ePubs, MOBI, eMagazines, ePaper, eJournal and more. Ancient History Encyclopedia Limited is a non-profit company registered in the United Kingdom. You have added '' to the following students: Learning Ally is a United States 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, ID: 13-1659345. by Thucydides; Paul Woodruff (Introduction by Translator) Synopsis. Early history and method --Origins of the war --Pericles and the plague --Justice and power: Plataea and Mytilene --Human nature laid bare in civil war --Justice and power: Acanthus and Melos --The Sicilian expedition --Aftermath of the Sicilian expedition [Summary] --Dates --Glossary. Reviewed in the United States on November 30, 2019. Corpus ID: 152451212. You can see this problem in the online Amazon preview, but I assumed that this would not be the case once I purchased version. . This awesome book ready for download, you can get this book now for FREE. On justice, power, and human nature by Thucydides, 1993, Hackett edition, in English Donate ♥ Log in ... Thucydides on justice, power, and human nature. VOICEtext (H): Human narrator with text that you can follow along with as it reads. Reviewed in the United States on August 2, 2012. Does this book contain inappropriate content? On Justice, Power, and Human Nature: Selections from The History of the Peloponnesian War (Hackett Classics), Plato: Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo (Hackett Classics), Thucydides: The War of the Peloponnesians and the Athenians (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought). Understanding the classical world requires a real effort. Classic Audio: A human reading an audiobook without the text displayed. The military logistics fade in interest because this unwinnable war amounted to the Athenian Vietnam. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold through our affiliate partners. Something went wrong. Includes mapes, notes, and a glossary. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. This book is a must read for anyone who wants to delve deep into the ideals of Stoicism. . mattries37315. It is unreadable .. Buy the print version! I purchased this book because I wanted to delve in Thucydides' main work but had neither the time nor the need to know every battle in-depth. Unable to add item to List. On Justice, Power, and Human Nature: Selections from The History of the Peloponnesian War (Hackett Classics) - Kindle edition by Thucydides, Woodruff, Paul, Woodruff, Paul. The Ancient History Encyclopedia logo is a registered EU trademark. VOICEtext (H): Human narrator with text that you can follow along with as it reads. Highly recommendable: great foreword & selection of passages, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 22, 2015. Reviewed in the United States on January 5, 2013. Covering the wars opening, key battles and Tue fall of Athens at Syracuse, the monologues are easy to read and demonstrate the commonality of politics and human nature over the millennia. Click the plus icon to assign '' to the student. Hackett Publishing Co. (December 21, 2010), Reviewed in the United States on November 5, 2018. Reviewed in the United States on July 6, 2019. Read or Download On Justice, Power, and Human Nature: Selections from The History of the Peloponnesian War (Hackett C Book by Thucydides. I was very happy to have bought the book because it fulfilled all my expectations. Thucydides one of the most important historian in the the western civilization translated by the author into very readable style. On Justice, Power, and Human Nature: The Essence of Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War (Book) It's a great way to get a real handle on what was going on in that world. Audio format refers to the way an audiobook is recorded. This is an easy to read translation of Thucydides covering the more interesting and important excerpts from the Peloponnesian War. VOICEtext (S): Synthetic voice with text you can follow along with as it reads. Read with the free Kindle apps (available on iOS, Android, PC & Mac), Kindle E-readers and on Fire Tablet devices. Not all audiobooks have the same formats. Newly translated into spare, vigorous English, and situated within a connective narrative framework, Woodruff's selections will be of special interest to instructors in political theory and Greek civilisation. Other Titles: Thucydides on justice, power, and human nature. The introductory materials are useful, sane, and meet the needs of a wide range of undergraduates. 7. I was incorrect. All your favorite books and authors in one place! Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Please try again. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. A good read. on justice power and human nature selections from the history of the peloponnesian war hackett classics Sep 26, 2020 Posted By Denise Robins Media Publishing TEXT ID 7103d2114 Online PDF Ebook Epub Library indianapolis in hackett 1993 172 p permanent link find in a on justice power and human nature selections from the history of the peloponnesian war essence of thucydides I tried to fix it by playing around with the font and size settings, but it didn't work. Please try again. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? What's an Audio Format Some Rights Reserved (2009-2020) under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license unless otherwise noted. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language and culture, this collection of extracts for The History of the Peloponnesian War includes those passages that shed most light on Thucydides' political theory -- famous as well as important but lesser known pieces frequently overlooked by nonspecialists. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. On Justice Power and Human Nature Selections from the History of the Peloponnesian War Hackett Classics Ser. There was a problem loading your book clubs. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization.