David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Education and Culture 26 (1):pp. 23-43 (2010)
The ballot is, as often said, a substitute for bullets. But what is more significant is that counting of heads compels prior recourse to methods of discussion, consultation and persuasion, while the essence of appeal to force is to cut short resort to such methods. Majority rule, just as majority rule, is as foolish as its critics charge it with being. But it never is merely majority rule.There have been two distinguished critics who declare great admiration for Dewey's work and yet are constrained to say they find it essentially defective. Both Morton White and Charles L. Stevenson have reluctantly judged that Dewey's ethical theory fails at decisive points.In this paper, I argue that many recent interpretations ..
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