Democracy as Intellectual Taste? Pluralism in Democratic Theory

@article{Dufek2018DemocracyAI,
  title={Democracy as Intellectual Taste? Pluralism in Democratic Theory},
  author={P. Dufek},
  journal={Critical Review},
  year={2018},
  volume={30},
  pages={219 - 255}
}
  • P. Dufek
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • Critical Review
ABSTRACT The normative and metanormative pluralism that figure among core self-descriptions of democratic theory, which seem incompatible with democratic theorists’ practical ambitions, may stem from the internal logic of research traditions in the social sciences and humanities and from the conceptual structure of political theory itself. One way to deal productively with intradisciplinary diversity is to appeal to the idea of a meta-consensus; another is to appeal to the argument from… Expand
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