The Democratic Deficit

The Democratic Deficit

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It is generally assumed today that Democracy is a good thing and that the more we have of it the better. Plato had a very different view of the matter, having witnessed the Athenian Democrats condemn his beloved Socrates to death on false charges. This book presents some arguments in favour of Democracy and then argues that it is nevertheless a bad system of government.
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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9 x 4.32mm | 149.68g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507881487
  • 9781507881484