On Democracy, In Democracy
The Parthenon as a Metaphor of Democracy
I am pleased to share the following article I wrote on the Parthenon and democracy that is now published in the Journal of the History of Ideas Blog.
In the article I blend ideas from psychology, philosophy, and architecture in the article, arguing the Parthenon’s form and spatial position atop the Acropolis ground the abstract concept of democracy.
You can access the article here.