Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts
Professor Lida Maxwell
Professor Shane Ewegen
This thesis sets out to define and investigate the problem of "Illusory Democracy" as well as, how it relates to the modern American political system. This thesis uses Plato, through a Straussian lens, to interpret and analyze the nature, causes, and possible solutions to this modern problem facing the American democratic system.
Palmer, Gregory A., "ILLUSORY DEMOCRACY: A Platonic Examination of Perception, Opinion, and Neoliberalism". Senior Theses, Trinity College, Hartford, CT 2015.
Trinity College Digital Repository, https://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/theses/510