The Resource The case for greatness : honorable ambition and its critics, Robert Faulkner

The case for greatness : honorable ambition and its critics, Robert Faulkner

Label
The case for greatness : honorable ambition and its critics
Title
The case for greatness
Title remainder
honorable ambition and its critics
Statement of responsibility
Robert Faulkner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Table of contents available via World Wide Web.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Faulkner, Robert K.
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1533.A4
LC item number
F38 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Ambition
Label
The case for greatness : honorable ambition and its critics, Robert Faulkner
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0720/2007023112.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-256) and index
Contents
Introduction: honorable statesmen and obscuring theories -- The gentleman-statesman : Aristotle's (complicated) great-souled man -- Imperial ambition in free politics : the problem of Thucydides' Alcibiades -- The soul of grand ambition : Alcibiades cross-examined by Socrates -- Imperial grandeur and imperial hollowness : Xenophon's Cyrus the Great -- Obscuring the truly great : Washington and modern theories of fame -- Honorable greatness denied (1) : the egalitarian web -- Honorable greatness denied (2) : the premises
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 264 p.
Isbn
9780300120202
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007023112
System control number
  • 2943400-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2943400
  • (Sirsi) o144570817
  • (OCoLC)144570817
Label
The case for greatness : honorable ambition and its critics, Robert Faulkner
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0720/2007023112.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-256) and index
Contents
Introduction: honorable statesmen and obscuring theories -- The gentleman-statesman : Aristotle's (complicated) great-souled man -- Imperial ambition in free politics : the problem of Thucydides' Alcibiades -- The soul of grand ambition : Alcibiades cross-examined by Socrates -- Imperial grandeur and imperial hollowness : Xenophon's Cyrus the Great -- Obscuring the truly great : Washington and modern theories of fame -- Honorable greatness denied (1) : the egalitarian web -- Honorable greatness denied (2) : the premises
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 264 p.
Isbn
9780300120202
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007023112
System control number
  • 2943400-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2943400
  • (Sirsi) o144570817
  • (OCoLC)144570817

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