ATHENS DIALOGUES :

Ancient Greek Values as a Paradigm for E Government

BY Spyros Angelopoulos

While electronic government may be a phenomenon of the modern age, its goals for greater citizen involvement in civic matters have a strong connection to the values of ancient Greeks.


The pursuit of excellence and other great values were deeply ingrained in the ancient Greeks, and made their culture one of the milestones of the universal humanistic inheritance. The ancient Greek Golden Age left humanity not only with a legacy of philosophy, literature, art, and architecture, but also with some values that have become the... View Full Summary