Athenian Democracy Modern Mythmakers and Ancient Theorists
- List Price: $18.00
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: Univ of Notre Dame Pr
- Publish date: 06/01/1997
- ISBN: 9780268006501
- ISBN10: 0268006504
Although recent scholarship has tended to treat the ancient theorists as elitists (and therefore of little value for understanding democracy), Saxonhouse argues that to dismiss their writings would result in the loss of important insights into the nature, presuppositions, benefits, and tensions inherent in democratic practice.