Intelligent Systems to Support Deliberative Democracy in Environmental Regulation

  title={Intelligent Systems to Support Deliberative Democracy in Environmental Regulation},
  author={Peter John McBurney},
Among normative models for democracy, the Deliberative mod el suggests that public policy decisions should be made only following rational, public deliberation of alternati ve courses of action. We argue that such a model is particular ly appropriate for the assessment of environmental and health ri sks of new substances and technologies, and the development of appropriate regulatory responses. To give operational e ffect to these ideas, we propose a dialectical argumentatio formalism for an… CONTINUE READING
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