Deliberative Politics (Heftet)

Essays on Democracy and Disagreement

Serie: Practical and Professional Ethics 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1999
Antall sider: 302
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195131994
Kategori: Statsvitenskap
Omtale Deliberative Politics
This volume is a collection of essays by notable political philosophers and legal scholars on the concept of "deliberative democracy". With this theory, moral issues like abortion or affirmative action can be discussed using an enriched process of deliberation that forces citizens to take into account the moral claims of others. In large part these essays form a response to and criticism of the highly influential book Democracy and Disagreement by Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson, published in 1966 by Harvard, which propelled this theory into the scholarly limelight and which has been the single most important locus of this recent discussion. The contributors are all well-known, including Daniel Bell, Russell Hardin, Cass Sunstein, Stanley Fish, and Normal Daniels. Gutmann and Thompson contribute a response to critics.

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