Table of contents for First democracy : the challenge of an ancient idea / Paul Woodruff.

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   Preface  ix
   Acknowledgments xiii
   Maps xiv
 1 Introduction: Democracy and Its Doubles 3
 2 The Life and Death of Democracy 21
 3 Freedom from Tyranny (And from Being a Tyrant) 61
 4 Harmony 81
 5 The Rule of Law(Nomos)   log
 6 Natural Equality 127
 7 Citizen Wisdom 145
 8 Reasoning Without Knowledge 171
 9 Education (Paideia) 191
10 Afterword: Are Americans Ready for Democracy? 211
   Notes 233
   Dates 258
   CastofCharacters  260
   Guide to the Peloponnesian War 263
   Ancient Sources 265
   Scholarly Works Cited 266
   Index 273


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Democracy Greece History, Democracy Greece Athens History, Democracy Philosophy