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The early cynic tradition: Shaping Diogenes' character

  title={The early cynic tradition: Shaping Diogenes' character},
  author={Martin Sirois},
In recent decades Cynicism has enjoyed a rebirth of scholarly attention. This dissertation pursues ongoing research on early Cynicism with a conscious focus on its literary nature. This research helps identifying directions and establishing guidelines for future research on the creation of the early Cynic tradition. The dissertation examines characteristic features of the literary tradition mainly through the study of biographical elements taken from the life of Diogenes the Cynic, the… 
Painting the City : Performative Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Space and Art
Understanding everyday urban practices as performative, political, and potentially transformative, this dissertation aims to explore how graffiti- and street art use, subvert, and, via media, exten


The Walking Muse: Horace on the Theory of Satire
In laying the groundwork for a fresh and challenging reading of Roman satire, Kirk Freudenburg explores the literary precedents behind the situations and characters created by Horace, one of Rome's
The socio-political dimension of ancient tragedy
  • J. Hesk
  • History, Political Science
  • 2007
In this chapter I will argue that the 'socio-political dimension' of fifth-century Greek tragedy amounts to its engagement with the collective ideology and competitive ethos of the democratized
The Mask of Socrates: The Image of the Intellectual in Antiquity
This work aims to provide a deeper perspective on the interaction of visual representation and classical culture from the fifth century BC to the fourth century AD. Drawing on a variety of sources,
Greek Bastardy in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods
Societies are defined at their margins. In the ancient Greek world bastards were often marginal, their affinities being with the female, the alien, the servile, the poor, and the sick. The study of
Plato and the Socratic dialogue : the philosophical use of a literary form
1. Sokratikoi logoi: the literary and intellectual background of Plato's work 2. The interpretation of Plato 3. Socrates 4. Plato as a minor Socratic: Ion and Hippias Minor 5. Gorgias: Plato's
The City and Man
"The City and Man" consists of provocative essays by the late Leo Strauss on Aristotle's "Politics, " Plato's "Republic," and Thucydides' "Peloponnesian Wars." Together, the essays constitute a
Agora, Academy, and the Conduct of Philosophy
Preface N.D. Smith. List of Tables. List of Abbreviations. Part I: A Metaphilosophical Task. 1: Introduction. 2: The Socratic Problem. 3: The Platonic Question. Part II: The Developmental Hypothesis.
Greek Forms of Address from Herodotus to Lucian
How did an Athenian citizen address his wife? His children, his slaves, and his dog? How did they address him? This book is the first major application of linguistic theories of address to an ancient
Principles of cosmopolitan order
The world is becoming deeply interconnected, whereby actions in one part of the world can have profound repercussions elsewhere. In a world of overlapping communities of fate, there has been a