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Forthcoming Ancient & Medieval Political Theory Books

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  1. Pliny’s Defense of Empire

    By Thomas R. Laehn

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Despite perennial interest in Pliny the Elder’s Natural History, the world’s first encyclopedia, as a record of the prodigious, the quotidian, and the useful in Rome in the first century AD, for centuries Pliny has been derided as little more than an inept compiler of facts and marvels...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Untangling Heroism

    Classical Philosophy and the Concept of the Hero

    By Ari Kohen

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The idea of heroism has become thoroughly muddled today. In contemporary society, any behavior that seems distinctly difficult or unusually impressive is classified as heroic: everyone from firefighters to foster fathers to freedom fighters are our heroes. But what motivates these people to act...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Medieval Foundations of International Relations

    Edited by William Bain

    Series: Routledge Research in International Relations Theory

    The purpose of this volume is to explore the medieval inheritance of modern international relations. Recent years have seen a flourishing of work on the history of international political thought, but the bulk of this has focused on the early modern and modern periods, leaving...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

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