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David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
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Jack Alan Reynolds
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Paul Ludwig examines how and why Greek theorists treated political passions as erotic. Because of the tiny size of ancient Greek cities, contemporary theory and ideology could conceive of entire communities based on desire. A recurrent aspiration was to transform the polity into one great household that would bind the citizens together through ties of mutual affection. In this study, Ludwig evaluates sexuality, love, and civic friendship as sources of political attachment and as bonds of political association.
|Keywords||Political science History Homosexuality History Sex History Eros (Greek deity|
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|Call number||JC73.L83 2006|
|ISBN(s)||0521031435 0521810655 9780521810654|
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