The Genius of Alkibiades

  title={The Genius of Alkibiades},
  author={Malcolm Francis McGregor},
  journal={Mouseion: Journal of the Classical Association of Canada},
  pages={14 - 14}
  • M. McGregor
  • Published 21 January 1965
  • Art
  • Mouseion: Journal of the Classical Association of Canada
THIS PAPER is a speculation; a dangerous speculation in that I shall try to read a man's mind in order to establish his motives. When I confess that the man is Alkibiades, you will comprehend the perils of the undertaking. Briefly, my thesis is this: that at all stages of his career Alkibiades knew exactly what he was doing and did it with deliberation, that he possessed an uncanny, as well as lucky, ability to forecast what would happen under given circumstances, that he was rather a shrewd… 
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