Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy
The article presents an analysis of Thucydides' statement on the causes of the Peloponnesian War between the two poles of Greek power, Athens and Sparta. The authors asserts that Thucydides' account of Greek history and his statement highlight Greek confrontation with material necessity and the quest for immortality. It also examines Thucydides' comment about the war's greatness, Homer and the poets, the birth of justice and the Greek discovery of politics.
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Dobski, Bernard J. "Thucydides' Philosophic Turn to Causes." Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy vol. 37 no. 2 (Winter 2010): pp. 123-155.