Total Work Manifesto #7: Chattel Slavery, Manual Labor, And Tragic Beauty In Classical Athens

Chapter 5: Chattel Slavery, Manual Labor, and Tragic Beauty in Classical Athens

The Ancients And The Moderns

Benjamin Constant (1767-1830) was an early proponent of French classical liberalism. Having lived through the French Revolution and therefore having experienced, in his words, the “revolutionary torrent,” he sought out a form of governance that wou…

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