Thucydides' arguments challenge contemporary theoretical claims about the role of fear in democracy. For example, Thucydides rejects suggestions that fear is a secure foundation for a democratic state or that democracies should take extraordinary measures to remove fear from their politics. By challenging contemporary thinking about democratic fear, Thucydides provides an alternative model for assessing the effect of fear on democratic politics and minimizing its harm.For example, fear of political violence and ethnic diversity led to the trial, convictions, and executions of Sacco and Vanzetti ... And Greenberg et al. have advocated what they term aTerror Management Theory (TMT)a in psychology. essay, aTheanbsp;...
|Title||:||Fear in Democracy: A Study of Thucydides' Political Thought|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|