theory of justice

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de Medeiros, I. (2019). Democracia. Political Observer | Revista Portuguesa De Ciência Política, (9), 31-43.


Understanding the concept of democracy in its totality today is a rather complex task, given the dimensions and variation of political societies. Revisiting the theoretical thinking of the ancients may be an interesting exercise for comparative examination of what and how Aristotelian thought is present in the modern conception of democracy. The result of this comparative exercise points to the existence of a strong analogy between the old and modern conception of democracy as a mode of government for a political society.


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