Table of contents for The case for greatness : honorable ambition and its critics / Robert Faulkner.

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1. Introduction: Honorable Statesmen and Obscuring Theories
2. The Gentleman-Statesman: Aristotle¿s (Complicated) Great-Souled Man
3. Imperial Ambition in Free Politics: The Problem of Thucydides¿ Alcibiades
4. The Soul of Grand Ambition: Alcibiades Cross-Examined by Socrates
5. Imperial Grandeur and Imperial Hollowness: Xenophon¿s Cyrus the Great
6. Obscuring the Truly Great: Washington and Modern Theories of Fame
7. Honorable Greatness Denied (1): The Egalitarian Web
8. Honorable Greatness Denied (2): The Premises

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