Democratic Reason: Politics, Collective Intelligence, and the Rule of the Many

Princeton University Press (2012)

Abstract
The maze and the masses -- Democracy as the rule of the dumb many? -- A selective genealogy of the epistemic argument for democracy -- First mechanism of democratic reason: inclusive deliberation -- Epistemic failures of deliberation -- Second mechanism of democratic reason: majority rule.
Keywords Democracy  Democracy Philosophy  Majorities
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Call number JC423.L3355 2012
ISBN(s) 9780691155654   0691155658  
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