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Dethroning Deliberation

A Response to Caspary

Jeff Jackson

is good evidence for seeing Dewey as taking this position while confronting a structurally unequal society. I will also demonstrate how Caspary and I are nonetheless in agreement that Dewey’s pragmatist philosophy can provide an effective

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The Deliberative Potential of Facultative Referendums

Procedure and Substance in Direct Democracy

Alice el-Wakil

substance, “one of the most striking issues in political philosophy” ( Martí Mármol 2005: 263 ; see also Christiano 2003: 4–6 ), deliberativists actually agree that democracy must have a substantive aspect, and that it should achieve desirable outcomes (see

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Against Analogy

Why Analogical Arguments in Support of Workplace Democracy Must Necessarily Fail

Roberto Frega

characteristic Y; and (4) because A and B share the characteristic X, we conclude that B too shares the characteristic Y. Arguments by analogy are a classical staple in many fields of philosophy. Within political philosophy, they are often used to justify the

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Amit Ron

Political Philosophy 18 ( 2 ): 137 – 155 . 10.1111/j.1467-9760.2008.00316.x Brugha , Ruairí . 2000 . “ Stakeholder Analysis: A Review .” Health Policy and Planning 15 ( 3 ): 239 – 246 . 10.1093/heapol/15.3.239 Cohen , Jean . 1999 . “ Changing

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Alexander Weiss

. Hospitality, Sovereignty, and Democratic Iterations . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Bevir , Mark . 2011 . “ The Contextual Approach .” In The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy, ed. George Klosko , 24 – 39 . Oxford, New

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Jan Ifversen

a metalanguage of change; others are shared with the historical actors. The narratives and concepts of change are often inserted into larger philosophies of history—the grand narratives denounced since the 1980s. From the eighteenth century, history

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Peter Herrmann

. Examples for such shift of view are the emergence of so-called realism in philosophy and social science, the emerging interest in issues of sustainability. In other words, if we change our relationship to the “world out there,” the reality itself changes

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Leif Lewin

than others, whereas politics influences some more than others. Therefore, instead of political equality, modern political science invokes two other principles—or rather, one philosophy appearing in two different versions, which takes this variation

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Ananta Kumar Giri

Nussbaum, was drawn to poetry, and this can be seen in their poetic styles of writing. He reflected on the German poetry of Hölderlin in his philosophy, but he himself did not write poems; I do not know if Nussbaum also writes poems. 9 But while in the

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Heidi Hakkarainen

Professor of Philosophy at the University of Jena, Niethammer was, in 1807, appointed Central Commissioner of Education to reorganize Bavaria's education system, 12 a task that was in many ways similar to Wilhelm von Humboldt's job in Prussia. 13 While