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The authority of law in Plato's Crito (2019)
Journal Article
Hatzistavrou, A. (2019). The authority of law in Plato's Crito. Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, XXXII(2), 365-387. https://doi.org/10.1017/cjlj.2019.24

Antony Hatzistavrou, ‘The Authority of Law in Plato’s Crito’, Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. XXXII, No. 2 (August 2019). In this article I analyze the speech of the Laws in Plato’s Crito from a jurisprudential perspective. More spec... Read More

Aristotle on the Authority of the Many: Politics III 11, 1281a40–b21 (2019)
Journal Article
Hatzistavrou, A. (in press). Aristotle on the Authority of the Many: Politics III 11, 1281a40–b21. Apeiron, https://doi.org/10.1515/apeiron-2018-0093

In this article I propose a new interpretation of Aristotle’s arguments about the authority of the many at Politics III 11, 1281a40-b21. It consists of the following main tenets. First, the multitude that Aristotle refers to in his arguments should b... Read More

Plato's legal postivism in the Laws (2017)
Journal Article
Hatzistavrou, A. (2018). Plato's legal postivism in the Laws. Jurisprudence, 9(2), (209-235). doi:10.1080/20403313.2016.1268445. ISSN 2040-3313

In this paper, the author reassesses the place of Plato’s Laws in the history of legal thought. In virtue of the account of law that he presents in the Laws, Plato has been traditionally credited with a natural law theory of law. The author challenge... Read More

Crito's failure to deliberate socratically (2013)
Journal Article
Hatzistavrou, A. (2013). Crito's failure to deliberate socratically. Classical Quarterly, 63(2), 580-594. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0009838813000116

In comparison to the speech of the Laws the dialectic between Crito and Socrates at the beginning of the Crito has received little attention. In this paper I argue that it contains an important philosophical message. It illustrates that the many's fa... Read More

Faction
Book Chapter
Hatzistavrou, A. Faction. The University of Hull