Moses I. Finley Quote

We must consider not only why the classical theory of democracy appears to be in contradiction with the observed practice, but also why the many different responses to this observation, though mutually incompatible, all share the belief that democracy is the best form of political organization.


Chapter 1, Leaders and Followers, p. 10-11 - Democracy Ancient And Modern (Second Edition) (1985)

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We must consider not only why the classical theory of democracy appears to be in contradiction with the observed practice, but also why the many...

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We must consider not only why the classical theory of democracy appears to be in contradiction with the observed practice, but also why the many...

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We must consider not only why the classical theory of democracy appears to be in contradiction with the observed practice, but also why the many...

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We must consider not only why the classical theory of democracy appears to be in contradiction with the observed practice, but also why the many...