Cultivating Political Morality for Deliberative Citizens — Rawls and Callan Revisited

  title={Cultivating Political Morality for Deliberative Citizens — Rawls and Callan Revisited},
  author={Cheuk-Hang Leung},
  journal={Educational Philosophy and Theory},
  pages={1426 - 1441}
Abstract In this article, I will argue that the implementation of deliberative democracy needs to be supplemented by a specific political morality in order to cultivate free and equal citizens in exercising public reason for achieving a cooperative and inclusive liberal society. This cultivation of personality is literally an educational project with a robust ethical ambition, and hence, it reminds us the orthodox liberal problem concerning the relation between the state and its citizenship… Expand


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