'Hope, Danger's Comforter'
26 Pages Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last revised: 11 Aug 2010
Date Written: 2010
This essay explores the meaning of hope, or "elpis," in Thucydides' History in order to rethink the meaning of hope for politics and political theory today.
Keywords: hope, Thucydides, classical Athens, democracy, ancient political theory, ancient political philosophy, Pericles, elpis
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