Doubt and the Demands of Democratic Citizenship
By (author) David R. Hiley
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Doubt and the Demands of Democratic Citizenship by David R. Hiley
Book DescriptionThe triumph of democracy has been heralded as one of the greatest achievements of the twentieth century, yet it seems to be in a relatively fragile condition in the United States, if one is to judge by the proliferation of editorials, essays, and books that focus on politics and distrust of government. Doubt and the Demands of Democratic Citizenship explores the reasons for public discontent and proposes an account of democratic citizenship appropriate for a robust democracy. David Hiley argues that citizenship is more than participating in the electoral process. It requires a capacity to participate in the deliberative process with other citizens who might disagree, a capacity that combines deep convictions with a willingness to subject those convictions. Hiley develops his argument by examining the connection between doubt and democracy generally, as well as through case studies of Socrates, Montaigne, and Rousseau, interpreting them in light of contemporary issues.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521865692
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 26-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David R. Hiley
Doubt and the Demands of Democratic Citizenship, Paperback (June 2006)
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Author Biography - David R. Hiley
David R. Hiley is Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Hampshire. He has held administrative academic positions at several North American universities and is the author of Philosophy in Question: Essays on a Pyrrhonian Themes and is co-editor of The Interpretative Turn: Philosophy, Science, and Culture and Richard Rorty.
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