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Contents Acknowledgments 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 Notes Index
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