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Collects facsimile reprints of 18 essays on public reason taken from publications such as , , and . Topics include constrained discourse and public life, pluralism and reasonable disagreement, an attack on the distinction between agent-relative and agent-neutral values, and the limits of public reason. Name index only. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Series Preface
Introduction - Public Reason: Why, What and Can (and Should) It Be?
1 The Domain of the Political and Overlapping Consensus 1
2 Why Dialogue? 25
3 Public Reason 43
4 Kantian Politics: The Public Use of Reason 67
5 Toward a Deliberative Model of Democratic Legitimacy 97
6 Kantian Constructivism and Reconstructivism: Rawls and Habermas in Dialogue 125
7 Constrained Discourse and Public Life 145
8 The Rational, the Reasonable and Justification 173
9 Moral Conflict and Political Legitimacy 199
10 The Ideal of Community and the Politics of Difference 225
11 Pluralism and Reasonable Disagreement 251
12 Public Reason and Cultural Pluralism: Political Liberalism and the Problem of Moral Conflict 271
13 Value Pluralism, Public Justification, and Post-Modernism: The Conventional Status of Political Critique 299
14 The Reasons We Can Share: An Attack on the Distinction Between Agent-Relative and Agent-Neutral Values 315
15 Constructing an Ideal of Public Reason 343
16 The Politics of Justification 377
17 The Limits of Public Reason 403
18 Public Practical Reason: An Archeology 425
Name Index 469
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