Chapter 7. Deliberative Democracy, the Discursive Dilemma, and Republican Theory

  1. James S. Fishkin and
  2. Peter Laslett
  1. Philip Pettit

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690734.ch7

Debating Deliberative Democracy

Debating Deliberative Democracy

How to Cite

Pettit, P. (2003) Deliberative Democracy, the Discursive Dilemma, and Republican Theory, in Debating Deliberative Democracy (eds J. S. Fishkin and P. Laslett), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690734.ch7

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405100427

Online ISBN: 9780470690734

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Keywords:

  • deliberative democracy;
  • collective judgments;
  • common interests;
  • Rousseau;
  • Jürgen Habermas

Summary

  • The Ideal of Deliberative Democracy

  • The Discursive Dilemma

  • The Relevance of the Dilemma for Deliberative Democracy

  • The Resolution in Republican Theory

  • This Resolution and Other Arguments for the Ideal

  • Notes