POLITIKOS 1: Selected Papers of the North American Chapter of the Edited by Kent Moors (Pittsburgh, Society for Greek Political Thought. PA: Duquesne University Press, 1989), 216 pp., ISBN 0 8207 0204 8. POLITIKOS 2: Educating the Ambitious: Leadership and political Rule in Greek Political Thought. Edited by Leslie G. Rubin (Pittsburgh, PA: Duquesne University Press, 1992), 232 pp., ISBN 0 98207 0236. These handsomely produced volumes, the American counterpart of Polis, together make up a thought-provoking collection of essays. of them ranges more widely, the second concentrates The first on the ramifications of an overall theme. The first paper in the inaugural 1989 volume, 'Classical Political Philosophy and Contemporary Biology', by Roger D. Masters, known chiefly for his major studies of Rousseau, aims to show the unexpected common ground between (in particular) Plato and Aristotle and modern biological theories of Nature and Man. This attempt has, at first sight, more chance of success where Aristotle is concerned but Masters is also prepared to argue that Plato's theory of Forms has many points of resemblance to modern genetic theory. "The information coded in genetic material and not the matter itself is the primary reality of all living things.
Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 1994
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