The article is a critical investigation into the narrative and argumentative
structure of Max Pohlenz' famous history of stoicism (first published in
1948 and reprinted ever since) and into the arguments of his critics. It
aims at highlighting the difference between racism and culturalism, tries
to show how complex racist thought can serve to structure a whole academic
book on the history of philosophy and to show that, although intelligent,
the author's defence against the charge of racism is unconvincing.
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