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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 193–205.
Published: 01 May 2023
... this paradoxical stance, with reference to Plato's allusions to it. paul.demont@sorbonne-universite.fr Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 sortition the Athenian constitution democracy as moral anarchy Plato's Socrates Xenophon's Socrates According to Xenophon, who gives voice...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 173–186.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., very little to tell us exactly where lottery selection was used within the Athenian body politic. The fuller extent of its use and, more important, the constitutional contexts of its use became clear to scholars only in 1891 with the discovery of the Ath.Pol. , or Constitution of Athens . 4...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 324–341.
Published: 01 September 2023
... W. Bush (2000), and Donald Trump (2016). Unlike the Athenian Assembly and Council, the two bodies that constitute the legislature of the United States—the Senate and the House of Representatives—are both out of sync with voters. Running for office costs a good deal of money, and the most recent...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2023
... the independent democratic power of the Athenian demos , though both words can be translated as “people.” Whereas today, in representative democracies, the conflict of populism and democracy can and does do serious damage to the latter, under the regime of ancient Greek direct‐democracy populism was more a demon...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 253–269.
Published: 01 April 2015
... agents of murder victims; their responsibility, in predemocratic Greece, before the invention of law courts, was to punish murderers. The defendant is Orestes, who has killed his mother but argues that, since she had killed his father, he was acting justly. The judges consist of eleven Athenian citizen...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 178–187.
Published: 01 January 2002
... to the incomparable of those who from the first want to find incomparability, those who, for instance, want their nation, proud of its long heritage, to be incomparable to any other. I am not referring to the incom- parability of the born Athenian, the native pure of all admixture. The incompa- rable in which I am...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 170–187.
Published: 01 January 2007
... to be seen butas unsympathetic, I am not sure that audience an Athenian would Even the most hardheaded critics have supposed that Euripides meant Odysseus outstanding warriors is necessary to moralemilitary maintaining (lines ing her daughter Polyxena to the shade of Achilles, on the grounds...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 January 2015
... really was. Why did it spread so widely? Not just because of Athenian ofAthenian itwidely?because did Notso spread just Why was. really...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 533–538.
Published: 01 August 2009
... at the Woodrow Wilson School. at HeSchool. Woodrowthe is Wilson author the of a lecturer as well as Affairs, Public and Law in Program Valuesthe and for Human Center London. He a was recently ate joint Chambers, fellow University of the Princeton Matrix Aidan O’Neill Revolution. Athenian...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 206–215.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of twelve members, individual juries may or may not manifest this diversity, but when a conscripted jury consists, as the Athenian Boule did, of five hundred or more members, any lack of evident diversity would be anomalous. Moreover, if, as the Economist observed, citizens are dissuaded from preparing...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 May 2022
... in the antipolitical camp are more reluctant to espouse it. But unlike in the ancient Athenian courts, for example, or the Florentine electoral councils (from the end of the thirteenth century to the middle of the fifteenth), randomly selected minipublics today are always used in conjunction with measures to ensure...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 501.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Richard Jenkyns Susan Weber Soros, ed., James “Athenian” Stuart: The Rediscovery of Antiquity (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007), 688 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 484.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Other scrutiny. to subject is and be can class and exemplum between ofanalogy Athenian focused study of drosophila, a computer simulation called Arpège, and the ancientpainstaking, the from workedout hand are on of democracies nature or the tion predic weather or genes of action...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 485–487.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Other scrutiny. to subject is and be can class and exemplum between ofanalogy Athenian focused study of drosophila, a computer simulation called Arpège, and the ancientpainstaking, the from workedout hand are on of democracies nature or the tion predic weather or genes of action...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 487.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Other scrutiny. to subject is and be can class and exemplum between ofanalogy Athenian focused study of drosophila, a computer simulation called Arpège, and the ancientpainstaking, the from workedout hand are on of democracies nature or the tion predic weather or genes of action...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 488.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Other scrutiny. to subject is and be can class and exemplum between ofanalogy Athenian focused study of drosophila, a computer simulation called Arpège, and the ancientpainstaking, the from workedout hand are on of democracies nature or the tion predic weather or genes of action...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 489.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Other scrutiny. to subject is and be can class and exemplum between ofanalogy Athenian focused study of drosophila, a computer simulation called Arpège, and the ancientpainstaking, the from workedout hand are on of democracies nature or the tion predic weather or genes of action...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 489–490.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Other scrutiny. to subject is and be can class and exemplum between ofanalogy Athenian focused study of drosophila, a computer simulation called Arpège, and the ancientpainstaking, the from workedout hand are on of democracies nature or the tion predic weather or genes of action...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 490–491.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Other scrutiny. to subject is and be can class and exemplum between ofanalogy Athenian focused study of drosophila, a computer simulation called Arpège, and the ancientpainstaking, the from workedout hand are on of democracies nature or the tion predic weather or genes of action...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 491–492.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Other scrutiny. to subject is and be can class and exemplum between ofanalogy Athenian focused study of drosophila, a computer simulation called Arpège, and the ancientpainstaking, the from workedout hand are on of democracies nature or the tion predic weather or genes of action...