Category Archives: Plattner, Marc F.

Republics, Ancient and Modern, Part 2 of 2

George Kennedy, Marc Plattner, and Paul Rahe discuss the importance to both popular and academic audiences of republican forms of government, from antiquity to contemporary deliberations about concepts and practice. In response to a question about what kind of government had … Continue reading

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(1) Republics, Ancient and Modern, Part 1 of 2; (2) Review of Tuchman’s “March of Folly”

Paul Rahe, George Kennedy, and Marc Plattner discuss republican forms of government from their roots in the city-states of ancient Greece to their modern versions. Along the way they investigate the connections between human nature and forms of government peculiar to … Continue reading

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