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Statesman By Plato (spurious and doubtful works)
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Benjamin Jowett (/ˈdʒoʊɪt/; 15 April 1817... More > – 1 October 1893) was renowned as an influential tutor and administrative reformer in the University of Oxford, a theologian and translator of Plato and Thucydides. He was Master of Balliol College, Oxford.Jowett was born in Peckham, Kent, and grew up in Camberwell, the third of nine children. His father was a furrier originally from a Yorkshire family that, for three generations, had been supporters of the Evangelical movement in the Church of England; and an author of a metrical translation of the Old Testament Psalms. His mother was a Langhorne, related to John Langhorne, the poet and translator of Plutarch. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Jowett< Less
Politicus: The Statesman By Plato et al.
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The Statesman, also known by its Latin title, Politicus, is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato. The text describes a conversation among Socrates, the mathematician Theodorus, another person named... More > Socrates (referred to as "Young Socrates"), and an unnamed philosopher from Elea referred to as "the Stranger". It is ostensibly an attempt to arrive at a definition of "statesman," as opposed to "sophist" or "philosopher" and is presented as following the action of the Sophist.< Less
Thoughts of a Statesman By Niccolo Macchiavelli
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Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was an Italian historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance. He was for many years an official... More > in the Florentine Republic, with responsibilities in diplomatic and military affairs. He was a founder of modern political science, and more specifically political ethics. He also wrote comedies, carnival songs, and poetry. His personal correspondence is renowned in the Italian language. He was Secretary to the Second Chancery of the Republic of Florence from 1498 to 1512, when the Medici were out of power. He wrote his masterpiece, The Prince, after the Medici had recovered power and he no longer held a position of responsibility in Florence.< Less
From Maverick to Statesman By Kenneth Kerns
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What if you could turn on the computer and find yourself in a world where you are a member of the United States Congress and could help run the country? For one player, that was too tempting a... More > premise. And from August 2004 to January 2008, the author participated in the role-playing game called the "American Government Simulation." The author's avatar continued its existence for three and a half years, making it the longest-running character in the game. This character went from Congressman to President to Senator from Florida, winning most elections in landslides. His major writings, from booklets to speeches to campaign platforms, appear here in print for posterity.< Less
Clark Griffith: Baseball's Statesman By Brian McKenna
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Full-length biography of baseball Hall of Famer Clark Griffith, famed pitcher, manager and executive whose career spanned eight decades from the 1880s until his death in 1955. Clark Griffith was an... More > integral part of much of the early history of the major leagues. His accomplishments within the game were varied: winning pitcher in over 230 games; unionizating; relief pitching; a founder of the American League; pennant-winning manager; integration; founder of the New York Yankees; long-time manager, executive and owner of the Washington Senators.< Less
Lorin Farr: Mormon Statesman By David J. Farr et al.
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As a young man, Lorin Farr lay beside Joseph Smith with a rifle in hand, ready to defend the prophet he revered. Later, when Brigham Young called him to settle the Ogden Valley, he went to work... More > wholeheartedly. He led Ogden as its mayor and stake president for two decades and became a driving force in bringing the transcontinental railroad through Utah. Lorin Farr’s posterity through his six wives and thirty-nine children inherit the legacy of his lifelong dedication to church, community, and growth of the American West.< Less
Lorin Farr: Mormon Statesman By Amy Oaks Long et al.
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As a young man, Lorin Farr lay beside Joseph Smith with a rifle in hand, ready to defend the prophet he revered. Later, when Brigham Young called him to settle the Ogden Valley, he went to work... More > wholeheartedly. He led Ogden as its mayor and stake president for two decades and became a driving force in bringing the transcontinental railroad through Utah. Lorin Farr’s posterity through his six wives and thirty-nine children inherit the legacy of his lifelong dedication to church, community, and growth of the American West.< Less
Statesman (Jowett Edition With Introduction and Analysis) By Plato
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The Statesman, also known by its Latin title, Politicus, is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato. The text describes a conversation among Socrates, the mathematician Theodorus, another person named... More > Socrates (referred to as "Young Socrates"), and an unnamed philosopher from Elea referred to as "the Stranger". It is ostensibly an attempt to arrive at a definition of "statesman," as opposed to "sophist" or "philosopher" and is presented as following the action of the Sophist.< Less
John Spottiswoode Jacobean Archbishop and Statesman By A S Wayne Pearce
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Archbishop John Spottiswoode (1565-1639) was one of the most important men of his generation in Scotland. Originally a zealous Presbyterian, he became an Episcopalian sympathizer sometime in the... More > 1590s, and was nominated as Archbishop of Glasgow in 1603 following the death of the pre-Reformation Archbishop James Beaton. Spottiswoode’s abilities as an administrator and politician quickly became apparent. In 1615 he was elevated to the Archbishopric of St Andrews where he dominated Scottish politics for the rest of his life. In this careful study, Dr Wayne Pearce considers the career of Spottiswoode until the death of James VI in 1625. While seeking to understand Spottiswoode’s perspective, the study does not shy away from the blemishes in his conduct and character. • The result is a fascinating account of the continuing struggle between the adherents of Presbyterianism, Episcopalianism, and Roman Catholicism in Scotland during those momentous years.< Less
Thomas Jefferson : Story of US Statesman and Inventor By H. Adams et al.
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Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States, the most important apostle of democracy in America and author of the Declaration of Independence. He was also keenly interested in... More > science and invention. - This book is published in "Men Study Collection". “If you would understand history, study men”, said Charles Kingsley. –< Less

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