1 edition of Epistemic Theory of Democracy found in the catalog.
|Statement||Oxford University Press|
|Publishers||Oxford University Press|
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|Pagination||xvi, 119 p. :|
|Number of Pages||51|
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According to Viehoff, obeying the outcomes of egalitarian democratic procedures is necessary and sufficient for citizens to achieve coordination on common rules without subjection.
A more plausible principle that encompasses some of the suggestions of the all-affected principle is that a framework of institutions should Epistemic Theory of Democracy set up so that people have power to advance and protect their legitimate interests in life. Indeed, populism represents a rejuvenation of democracy even as it threatens democratic governance itself. 2 Proposed Solutions to the Problem of Democratic Participation 4. voters vote for what they believe is the correct decision the sincerity assumption ;• This is always a possibility in democracies because of the use of majority rule.
But the neo-liberal account of democracy must answer to two large worries. Moreover, cultural knowledge had this same value. White collar workers regularly rely on contractors for home repairs. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter. Against elite theories, they contend that elites and their allies will tend to expand the powers of government and bureaucracy for their own interests and that this expansion will occur at the expense of a largely inattentive public.
The intellectual possesses a specialized knowledge few people have an inclination to know. Surely there are many other persons affected by decisions made by democratic states Epistemic Theory of Democracy from those persons.
Keywords:,. Epistemic values determine the types of knowledge societies embrace. ———, 1999, Law and Disagreement, Oxford: Clarendon Press. Such an issue may arise in decisions to go to war, for example.
Based on this theoretical and empirical framework, Goodin and Spiekermann present a persuasive, well-organised and solid argument with regard to the epistemic value of democratic institutions in contemporary times.
1 Internal limits to democratic authority Some have argued that the democratic process ought to be limited to decisions that are not incompatible with the proper functioning of the democratic process.
His PhD research focuses on the democratic foundations of public participation in the final phase of armed conflicts and the formation of peace settlements.