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The Will of the People?

Carl Schmitt and Jean-Jacques Rousseau on a Key Question in Democratic Theory

Samuel Salzborn

representational government ideas of the Enlightenment and liberalism ( Kersting 2003 ; Wokler 1995 ); Rousseau clearly recognized the dilemma of representation and the associated theoretical problems it presents in terms of legitimizing democracy, and tried to

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Belonging to Spontaneous Order

Hayek, Pluralism, Democracy

Stephanie Erev

understood in a general way to oppose Enlightenment visions of human mastery and the universalism toward which such visions tend. In this opposition to Enlightenment mastery, romanticism has the potential to inspire a more democratic pluralist politics in two

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Nancy S. Love, Sanford F. Schram, Anthony J. Langlois, Luis Cabrera, and Carol C. Gould

about why we should remain committed to what we can say amounts to the completion of the Enlightenment project. Building off her prior work and in dialogue with major normative theorists involved in the articulating these goals, Gould effectively

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Tolerating the Conditionally Tolerant

The Uneasy Case of Salvation Religions

William A. Edmundson

for the Enlightenment reason that the other supposed legitimations are now seen to be false and ideological. It is not, though it is often thought to be, because some liberal conception of the person, which delivers the morality of liberalism, is or

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Wolfgang Merkel and Jean-Paul Gagnon

der Demokratie [The New Despotisms: Ideas about the End of Democracy] .” Merkur 790 : 18 – 31 . Koselleck , Reinhart . 1988 . Critique and Crisis. Enlightenment and the Pathogenesis of Modern Society . Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press . Levitsky

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From Schmitt to Foucault

Inquiring the Relationship between Exception and Democracy

Sara Raimondi

. New York and London : Routledge . Foucault , Michel . 1996 . “ What Is Critique? ” Pp. 382 – 398 in What Is Enlightenment? Eighteenth-Century Questions and Twentieth-Century Answers , ed. James Schmidt . Berkeley : University of California