Democratic Athens as an Experimental System: History and the Project of Political Theory

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Josiah Ober

Stanford University - Department of Classics

Date Written: 2005

Abstract

Athens as a case study can be useful as an “exemplary narrative” for political science and normative political, on the analogy of the biologicial use of as certain animals (e.g. mice or zebrafish) as “model systems” subject to intensive study by many researchers.

Suggested Citation

Ober, Josiah, Democratic Athens as an Experimental System: History and the Project of Political Theory (2005). Princeton/Stanford Working Papers in Classics Paper No. 110512. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1426841 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1426841

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