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The Life of Roman Republicanism

Joy Connolly


In recent years, Roman political thought has attracted increased attention as intellectual historians and political theorists have explored the influence of the Roman republic on major thinkers from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. Held up as a “third way” between liberalism and communitarianism, neo-Roman republicanism promises useful, persuasive accounts of civic virtue, justice, civility, and the ties that bind citizens. But republican revivalists, embedded in modern liberal, democratic, and constitutional concerns, almost never engage closely with Roman texts. This book takes up that ... More

Keywords: Roman political thought, Roman republic, neo-Roman republicanism, civic virtue, justice, civility, conflict, class differences, selfhood

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780691162591
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691162591.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joy Connolly, author
New York University