Moses Finley

Moses Finley

Ideal goals are a menace in themselves, as much in more modern philosophers as in Plato.More Moses Finley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Historical explanation is not identical with moral judgment.More Moses Finley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Political leaders, lacking documents that could be kept secret (apart from the occasional exception), lacking media they could control, were of necessity brought into a direct and immediate relationship with their constituents, and therefore under more and direct and immediate control.More Moses Finley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If I had to choose one which best characterized the condition of being a political leader in Athens, the word would be "tension".More Moses Finley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Faction is the greatest evil and the most common danger. "Faction" is the conventional English translation of the Greek stasis, one of the most remarkable words to be found in any language.More Moses Finley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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