Chapter 2. Deliberative Democracy Beyond Process

  1. James S. Fishkin and
  2. Peter Laslett
  1. Amy Gutmann and
  2. Dennis Thompson

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690734.ch2

Debating Deliberative Democracy

Debating Deliberative Democracy

How to Cite

Gutmann, A. and Thompson, D. (2003) Deliberative Democracy Beyond Process, in Debating Deliberative Democracy (eds J. S. Fishkin and P. Laslett), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690734.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405100427

Online ISBN: 9780470690734



  • deliberative democracy;
  • civil society;
  • political decisions;
  • National Health Service;
  • United Kingdom


  • Why Reciprocity Requires Deliberation

  • Why Reciprocity Requires Substantive Principles

  • Why the Principles should be Morally Provisional

  • Why the Principles should be Politically Provisional

  • When Moral and Political Judgments Conflict

  • Notes