Investigating the causes of declining political participation in the EU is a key contemporary research goal. This volume analyzes the causes of political apathy and examines new and unconventional forms of political participation that may provide a response.
Kyriakos Demetriou is Professor of the History of Political Thought in the Department of Social and Political Science, University of Cyprus. His research interests range across nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century political thought and intellectual history, with a special focus on the history of modern classical reception, British Utilitarianism, and liberal democratic theories from the early 1800s to the present. He is the Executive Editor of Polis, the Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought; Brill's Series Editor, Companions to Classical Reception and Member of the International Advisory Board of Innovation, The European Journal of Social Science Research. His main publications include George Grote on Plato and Athenian Democracy: A Study in Classical Reception (1999), Classics in the Nineteenth Century, ed. with Introductions, 4 volumes (2004), The Platonic Legend: A Study in Modern Platonic Interpretation (2008), Studies on the Reception of Plato and Greek Political Thought in Victorian Britain (2011), John Stuart Mill: A British Socrates, ed. Demetriou & A. Loizides (forthcoming 2012). He has also published several articles in international refereed journals.
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