Rational Choice and Democratic Deliberation: A Theory of Discourse Failure

Rational Choice and Democratic Deliberation: A Theory of Discourse Failure

by Guido Pincione, Fernando R. Teson
     
 

This 2006 books offers a comprehensive and sustained critique of theories of deliberative democracy.See more details below

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This 2006 books offers a comprehensive and sustained critique of theories of deliberative democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521175388
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/03/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2The epistemic argument for deliberation8
3The rational choice framework65
4The resilience of discourse failure87
5Symbolism in political argument123
6Discourse failure and political morality142
7Non-epistemic defenses of deliberation183
8Deliberation, consent, and majority rule204
9Overcoming discourse failure : voluntary communities228

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