David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Moral Philosophy 8 (1):161-164 (2011)
P In recent years there has been a renewed interest in American pragmatism. In political philosophy, the revival of pragmatism has led to a new appreciation for the democratic theory of John Dewey. /P P In this book, Robert B. Talisse advances a series of EM pragmatic /EM arguments against Deweyan democracy. Particularly, Talisse argues that Deweyan democracy cannot adequately recognize EM pluralism /EM , the fact that intelligent, sincere, and well-intentioned persons can disagree sharply and reasonably over moral ideals. Drawing upon the epistemology of the founder of pragmatism, Charles S. Peirce, Talisse develops a conception of democracy that is anti-Deweyan but nonetheless pragmatist. Talisse then brings the Peircean view into critical conversation with contemporary developments in democratic theory, including deliberative democracy, Rawlsian political liberalism, and Richard Posner's democratic realism. The result is a new pragmatist option in democratic theory. /P
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Robert B. Talisse (2011). Toward a New Pragmatist Politics. Metaphilosophy 42 (5):552-571.
Robert B. Talisse (2007). A Pragmatist Philosophy of Democracy : Communities of Inquiry. In Michael Beaney (ed.), The Analytic Turn: Analysis in Early Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology. Routledge.
Robert B. Talisse (2009). Precis of a Pragmatist Philosophy of Democracy. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 45 (1):pp. 45-49.
John McGowan (2012). Pragmatist Politics: Making the Case for Liberal Democracy. University of Minnesota Press.
Thom Brooks (2009). A Critique of Pragmatism and Deliberative Democracy. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 45 (1):pp. 50-54.
Emil ViÅ¡ÅˆovskÃ½ (2010). Democracy as Culture: Deweyan Pragmatism in a Globalized World. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 46 (2).
Emil Višňovský (2010). Democracy as Culture: Deweyan Pragmatism in a Globalized World (Review). Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 46 (2):321-327.
Cheryl Misak (2008). A Culture of Justification: The Pragmatist's Epistemic Argument for Democracy. Episteme 5 (1):pp. 94-105.
Charlene Haddock Seigfried (1999). Socializing Democracy: Jane Addams and John Dewey. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 29 (2):207-230.
Rosa Maria Mayorga (2009). A Pragmatist Philosophy of Democracy. Social Theory and Practice 35 (1):133-140.
Peter H. Hare (ed.) (2009). International Perspectives on Pragmatism. Cambridge Scholars Pub..
Philip R. Olson (2009). A Pragmatist Philosophy of Democracy (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 47 (4):pp. 631-633.
Richard Gale (2012). Review of Robert B. Talisse, A Pragmatist Philosophy of Democracy. [REVIEW] Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 85 (2):435-440.
Joshua Cohen (2009). Philosophy, Politics, Democracy: Selected Essays. Harvard University Press.
Added to index2011-03-06
Total downloads67 ( #21,153 of 1,098,956 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #287,052 of 1,098,956 )
How can I increase my downloads?