November 22, 2013
The topic of the article is courage, on which Balot has just written a major book entitled Courage in the Democratic Polis: Ideology and Critique in Classical Athens.
The book will appear in February with Oxford University Press. Alongside academic colleagues and political activists, Balot discusses the relationship between ancient Greek and contemporary conceptions of courage, as well as the diverse types of courage found in liberal democracies, including military, civil, and intellectual courage.
To read more about Professor Ryan Balot and his research please click on the link below: