Zoltan Balazs

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Zoltan Balazs is a Professor of Political Science at Cornivus University and a Senior Fellow of the Centre for Social Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

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Democratic Aesthetics in Tocqueville
In his analysis of democracy Alexis de Tocqueville makes a number of observations about the relationship between political culture and arts. He writes about the theater, the poetry, the arts of democratic peoples, as well as about literary industry and about the strange ambiguity of architecture, namely, why Americans build both important and insignificant monuments. These observations…