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    Unearthing grounded normative theory: practices and commitments of empirical research in political theory.Brooke Ackerly, Luis Cabrera, Fonna Forman, Genevieve Fuji Johnson, Chris Tenove & Antje Wiener - 2021 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 27 (2):156-182.
    Many normative political theorists have engaged in the systematic collection and/or analysis of empirical data to inform the development of their arguments over the past several decades. Yet, the approach they employ has typically not been treated as a distinctive mode of theorizing. It has been mostly overlooked in surveys of normative political theory methods and methodologies, as well as by those critics who assert that political theory is too abstracted from actual political contestation. Our aim is to unearth this (...)
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    Discursive Democracy in the Transgenerational Context and a Precautionary Turn in Public Reasoning.Genevieve Fuji Johnson - 2007 - Contemporary Political Theory 6 (1):67-85.
    We should seek to justify, from a moral perspective, policies associated with serious and irreversible risks to the health of human beings, their societies, and the environment for these risks may have great impacts on the autonomy of both existing and future persons. The ideal of discursive democracy provides a way of morally justifying such policies to both existing and future persons. It calls for the inclusive, informed, and uncoerced deliberation toward an agreement of both existing and future persons, which (...)
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