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    Women in the History of Political Thought: Ancient Greece to Machiavelli.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1985 - Praeger Publishers.
    As one reads the classic works of political philosophy one is limited to books written by male authors. When reading interpretations of these authors it seems that the male philosophers were only concerned with the male citizen. Arlene Saxonhouse argues that these classic authors, from Plato to Machiavelli, while they praised the world of male public action, also recognized that the public world was not the totality of human existence. These authors, Saxonhouse says, saw that a private sphere which included (...)
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  2. The Philosopher and the Female in the Political Thought of Plato.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1976 - Political Theory 4 (2):195-212.
  3. Fear of Diversity: The Birth of Political Science in Ancient Greek Thought.Arlene W. SAXONHOUSE - 1992
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    Plato's Republic: Critical Essays.Richard Kraut, Julia Annas, John M. Cooper, Jonathan Lear, Iris Murdoch, C. D. C. Reeve, David Sachs, Arlene W. Saxonhouse, C. C. W. Taylor, James O. Urmson, Gregory Vlastos & Bernard Williams - 1997 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Bringing between two covers the most influential and accessible articles on Plato's Republic, this collection illuminates what is widely held to be the most important work of Western philosophy and political theory. It will be valuable not only to philosophers, but to political theorists, historians, classicists, literary scholars, and interested general readers.
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  5. An Unspoken Theme in Plato's Gorgias: War.Arlene Saxonhouse - 1983 - Interpretation 11 (2):139-169.
     
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    The Socratic Narrative: A Democratic Reading of Plato’s Dialogues.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2009 - Political Theory 37 (6):728-753.
    Plato wrote dialogues. While there has been attention to the dramatic elements of Plato's dialogues by a number of scholars, there has been much less attention to the narrative style of the dialogues. I argue that we should consider whether the dialogues are recited or presented like dramatic works with each character speaking his own words—or as a mixture of these narrative forms. By employing this interpretive tool to read the Republic, I illustrate how paying attention to the narrative style (...)
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  7. The Net of Hephaestus: Aristophanes' Speech in Plato's Symposium.Arlene Saxonhouse - 1985 - Interpretation 13 (1):15-32.
     
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    I. Eros and the Female in Greek Political Thought: An Interpretation of Plato's Symposium.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1984 - Political Theory 12 (1):5-27.
    They do not understand that being brought apart is carried back together with itself; it is a back-stretching harmony as of the bow and the lyre. Herakleitus, Frag. 51 “Tell me, you, the heir of the argument,” I said, “what was it Simonides said about justice that you assert he said correctly?”“That it is just to give to each what is owed,” he said. “In saying this he said a fine thing, at least in my opinion.” Plato, Republic 331e.
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  9. The Looking Glass's Wars.J. Peter Euben & Arlene Saxonhouse - 2012 - Polis 29 (1).
  10. Recovering Reason: Essays in Honor of Thomas L. Pangle.Peter J. Ahrensdorf, Arlene Saxonhouse, Steven Forde, Paul A. Rahe, Michael Zuckert, Devin Stauffer, David Leibowitz, Robert Goldberg, Christopher Bruell, Linda R. Rabieh, Richard S. Ruderman, Christopher Baldwin, J. Judd Owen, Waller R. Newell, Nathan Tarcov, Ross J. Corbett, Clifford Orwin, John W. Danford, Heinrich Meier, Fred Baumann, Robert C. Bartlett, Ralph Lerner, Bryan-Paul Frost, Laurie Fendrich, Donald Kagan, H. Donald Forbes & Norman Doidge (eds.) - 2010 - Lexington Books.
    Recovering Reason: Essays in Honor of Thomas L. Pangle is a collection of essays composed by students and friends of Thomas L. Pangle to honor his seminal work and outstanding guidance in the study of political philosophy. These essays examine both Socrates' and modern political philosophers' attempts to answer the question of the right life for human beings, as those attempts are introduced and elaborated in the work of thinkers from Homer and Thucydides to Nietzsche and Charles Taylor.
     
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  11. Women in Plato's Political Theory. By Morag Buchan. London, New York: Routledge, 1999. [REVIEW]Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2002 - Hypatia 17 (4):235-238.
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    Nation and Responsibility: The King and His Soldiers in Shakespeare’s Henry V.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2021 - Political Theory 49 (6):968-994.
    Who bears responsibility for the actions of a city or state? Is it the entity that we sometimes call a nation? Or the individual members of the nation? Shakespeare’s Henry V includes a brief interchange the night before the battle at Agincourt that addresses this question. A disguised king and the common soldiers of his army debate who is responsible for the deaths that will occur during the forthcoming battle if the war they are fighting is unjust: the king or (...)
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    Men, Women, War, and Politics: Family and Polis in Aristophanes and Euripides.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1980 - Political Theory 8 (1):65-81.
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    Tacitus' Dialogue on Oratory: Political Activity Under a Tyrant.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1975 - Political Theory 3 (1):53-68.
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    Women in Plato's Political Theory. Morag Buchan. London, New York: Routledge, 1999.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2002 - Hypatia 17 (4):235-238.
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    Judith A. Swanson, "The Public and the Private in Aristotle's Political Philosophy". [REVIEW]Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1995 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 33 (2):335.
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    The Socratic Silence in Plato’s Cleitophon.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2005 - Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought 22 (1):128-135.
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    Xanthippe: Shrew or Muse.Arlene Saxonhouse - 2018 - Hypatia 33 (4):610-625.
    Socrates's wife Xanthippe has entered the popular imagination as a shrewish character who dumps water on the inattentive Socrates. Such popular portrayals are intended largely to highlight what makes Socrates such an appealing character. But she also appears briefly in Plato's dialogue the Phaedo, the dialogue that takes place in Socrates's prison cell, recounts the conversation about death and immortality that took place there, and then reports the events surrounding Socrates's death after drinking the hemlock. After a review of the (...)
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  19. Three Discourses: A Critical Modern Edition of Newly Identified Work of the Young Hobbes.Noel B. Reynolds & Arlene W. Saxonhouse (eds.) - 1995 - University of Chicago Press.
    For the first time in three centuries, this book brings back into print three discourses now confirmed to have been written by the young Thomas Hobbes. Their contents may well lead to a resolution of the long-standing controversy surrounding Hobbes's early influences and the subsequent development of his thought. The volume begins with the recent history of the discourses, first published as part of the anonymous seventeenth-century work, _Horae Subsecivae_. Drawing upon both internal evidence and external confirmation afforded by new (...)
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  20. Three Discourses: A Critical Modern Edition of Newly Identified Work of the Young Hobbes.Noel B. Reynolds & Arlene W. Saxonhouse (eds.) - 1995 - University of Chicago Press.
    For the first time in three centuries, this book brings back into print three discourses now confirmed to have been written by the young Thomas Hobbes. Their contents may well lead to a resolution of the long-standing controversy surrounding Hobbes's early influences and the subsequent development of his thought. The volume begins with the recent history of the discourses, first published as part of the anonymous seventeenth-century work, _Horae Subsecivae_. Drawing upon both internal evidence and external confirmation afforded by new (...)
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    Who Speaks.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2019 - Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 23 (2):287-303.
    I consider Sophocles’s tragedy the Ajax against the backdrop of Pericles’s invocation of silence about and from women, Pericles’s citizenship law of 451BCE and Aristotle’s understanding of the human being as a political animal possessing logos. I argue that in the actions and speeches of the play there is a questioning of the exclusion of women and bastards from political deliberation. A study of the language of the play reveals that Tecmessa, Ajax’s concubine, and Teucer, his bastard half-brother, exercise logos (...)
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  22. The Socratic Silence in Plato's Cleitophon.Arlene Saxonhouse - 2005 - Polis 22 (1):128-135.
     
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    J. Peter Euben.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2019 - Political Theory 47 (1):3-5.
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    Tragedy, education, democracy: J. Peter Euben’s Political Theory.Jill Frank, Roxanne Euben, P. J. Brendese, Karen Bassi, Jason Frank, Joel Alden Schlosser, Arlene Saxonhouse & Tracy Strong - 2020 - Contemporary Political Theory 19 (2):306-340.
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    Aeschylus and the Binding of the Tyrant.Damien K. Picariello & Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2015 - Polis 32 (2):271-296.
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    Another Antigone: The Emergence of the Female Political Actor in Euripides' "Phoenician Women".Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2005 - Political Theory 33 (4):472-494.
    The Phoenician Women, Euripides' peculiar retelling and refashioning of the Theban myth, offers a portrait of Antigone before she becomes the actor we mostly know today from Sophocles' play. In this under-studied Greek tragedy, Euripides portrays the political and epistemological dissolution that allows for Antigone 's appearance in public. Whereas Sophocles' Antigone appears on stage ready to confront Creon with her appeal to the universal unwritten laws of the gods and later dissolves into the female lamenting a lost womanhood, Euripides' (...)
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    The Concept of Woman: The Aristotelian Revolution 750 B.C.-A.D. 1250 : Prudence Allen, R.S.M. , Viii + 577 Pp. $42.00. [REVIEW]Arlene Saxonhouse - 1990 - History of European Ideas 12 (2):290-291.
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    Diversity and Ancient Democracy.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1996 - Political Theory 24 (2):321-325.
  29. Private and Public Corruption.Arlene W. Saxonhouse, J. Peter Euben, Paul Cantor, Shelley Burtt, Daniel Lowenstein, Adina Schwartz, John T. Noonan, He Qinglian, Michael Johnston & Frank Anechiarico (eds.) - 2004 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The book roots corruption in the idea of a departure from conventional standards, and thus offers an account not only of its corrosiveness but also of its malleability and controversiality. In the course of a broadranging exploration, it examines various links between private and public corruption, connecting the latter with other social and political structures.
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    Ancient Greek Tragedy Speaks to Democracy Theory.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2017 - Polis 34 (2):187-207.
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    Fortune Is a Woman: Gender and Politics in the Thought of Niccolo Machiavelli. Fenichel Hanna Pitkin.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1985 - Ethics 95 (3):759-761.
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    The Philosophy of the Particular and the Universality of the City: Socrates' Education of Euthyphro.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1988 - Political Theory 16 (2):281-299.
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    Colloquium 5.Arlene Saxonhouse - 1998 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 14 (1):111-129.
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    Books in Review : Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology by M. I. Finley. New York: The Viking Press, 1980. Pp. 202. $13.95. [REVIEW]Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1981 - Political Theory 9 (4):577-579.
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    III. The Philosophy of the Particular and the Universality of the City: Socrates' Education of Euthyphro.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1988 - Political Theory 16 (2):281-299.
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    Further Reflections on Aristotle on the Peoples of Europe and Asia1.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1983 - Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought 5 (1):34-39.
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    Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology. [REVIEW]Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1981 - Political Theory 9 (4):577-579.
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    Books in Review. [REVIEW]Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1997 - Political Theory 25 (2):305-317.
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    The Moral Sense: Ancient and Modern.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1994 - Criminal Justice Ethics 13 (2):39-44.
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    Another Antigone.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2005 - Political Theory 33 (4):472-494.
    The Phoenician Women, Euripides’ peculiar retelling and refashioning of the Theban myth, offers a portrait of Antigone before she becomes the actor we mostly know today from Sophocles’ play. In this under-studied Greek tragedy, Euripides portrays the political and epistemological dissolution that allows for Antigone’s appearance in public. Whereas Sophocles’ Antigone appears on stage ready to confront Creon with her appeal to the universal unwritten laws of the gods and later dissolves into the female lamenting a lost womanhood, Euripides’ Antigone (...)
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    Books in Review.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 1990 - Political Theory 18 (4):690-693.
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    Of Political Communitri.Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2009 - In Stephen G. Salkever (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Political Thought. Cambridge University Press. pp. 42.
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    Book Review: Morag Buchan. Women in Plato's Political Theory. London, New York: Routledge, 1999. [REVIEW]Arlene W. Saxonhouse - 2002 - Hypatia 17 (4):235-238.