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...democracy (Dahl, 1989).
Political ideals and aims of the classical Athenian democracy were expressed by the outstanding Greek philosopher Aristotle in The Politics dated between 335 and 323 BC. Aristotle identifies liberty as one of the founding principles of the classical democratic constitution. The philosopher argues that liberty has two major aspects, namely:
1) ruling and being ruled in turn;
2) living as one chooses (Aristotle, 1984)
So we can say that, liberty and equality are inseparable linked." In fact, the first element of liberty, "ruling and being ruled in turn," is based on a fundamental... MODERN DEMOCRACY AS A FORM OF GOVERNMENT 2006 MODERN DEMOCRACY AS A FORM OF GOVERNMENT Is modern...