Democracy and Moral Conflict by Robert B. Talisse

By Robert B. Talisse

Why democracy? often this question is met with an entice a few decidedly ethical price, reminiscent of equality, liberty, dignity or maybe peace. yet in modern democratic societies, there's deep confrontation and clash in regards to the detailed nature and relative worthy of those values. And while democracy votes, a few of those that lose will see the present consequence as no longer basically disappointing, yet morally insupportable. How may still voters react while faced with a democratic consequence that they regard as insupportable? should still they insurrection, or in its place pursue democratic technique of social switch? during this publication, Robert Talisse argues that every folks has purposes to uphold democracy - even if it makes critical ethical mistakes - and that those purposes are rooted in our so much basic epistemic commitments. His unique and compelling research could be of curiosity to quite a lot of readers in political philosophy and political theory.

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