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Chicago Manual of Style -- Notes and Bibliography


           Notes and bibliography are often used in humanities and social sciences. See Sample paper from OWL (Purdue Online Writing Lab) .

          The general rule is:  in note, elements are separated by commas; in bibliography, elements are separated by periods.

For example:


……of the seven NSC committees, Kissinger chaired five, leading one academic analyst to ask, "Can One Man D0?"13 Having closely studied the political leadership of Klemens von Metternich and Otto von Bismarck, Kissinger believed in the significance of individual action and believed that creative statesmen can deliberately create reality.


         13. I. M. Destler, "The Nixon NSC: Can One Man Do?" Foreign Policy 5 (Winter 1971-72): 28-40.


      One might therefore assume that they are complementary works, with the Republic outlining the ideal political regime and the Laws describing the appropriate laws or customs that belong to that regime.4 But this will not do as an explanation; as V. Bradley Lewis points out, the Laws expressly treats both politeia and nomoi, and the Republic addresses both as well. 5

End Notes

4. See, e.g., Cicero, De Legibus, 1265a.

5. V. Bradley Lewis, "Politeia kai Nomoi: On the Coherence of Plato's  
    Political Philosophy," Polity 31, no. 2 (1998): 331-499.



Destler, I. M. "Can One Man Do?" Foreign Policy, no. 5 (1971): 28-40.
Lewis, V. Bradley. "Politeia Kai Nomoi: On the Coherence of Plato's
        Political Philosophy." Polity 31, no. 2  (1998): 331-49.



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