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The tension between ruler and ruled in democratic societies has never been satisfactorily resolved, and the competing interpretations of this relationship lie at the bottom of much modern political discourse. In this fascinating book, Thomas Wren clarifies and elevates the debates over leadership by identifying the fundamental premises and assumptions that underlie past and present understandings.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA
political leadership, philosophy, democracy
Jepson School of Leadership Studies
History of Philosophy | Leadership Studies | Political Theory
Wren, J. Thomas. Inventing Leadership: The Challenge of Democracy. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2007.