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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 24–46.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Frank R. Ankersmit The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. University 2002 REPRESENTATIONAL DEMOCRACY An Aesthetic Approach to Conflict and Compromise Frank R. Ankersmit It follows from the historicist conception of political...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 353.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Press 352 Richard T. Neer, Style and Politics in Athenian Vase-Painting: The Craft of Democracy, circa 530–470 BCE 353 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002), 306 pp. Keats’s urn was an “unravish’d bride of quietness,” but she was of stone...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 360.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Press 352 Richard T. Neer, Style and Politics in Athenian Vase-Painting: The Craft of Democracy, circa 530–470 BCE 353 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002), 306 pp. Keats’s urn was an “unravish’d bride of quietness,” but she was of stone...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 353.
Published: 01 April 2017
....   Moscow and Budapest like places in democracy of illiberal new waves and Afghanistan and Iraq in ofdemocracy imposition the including ofdemocracy, defense in measures antidemocratic as well as territories, those in   decades a half and two ensuing the ofdemocracy...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 431–432.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Paul Cartledge Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Brennan Jason , Against Democracy ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2016 ), 288 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 385–403.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Jeffrey Stout Duke University Press 2007 S y m p o s i u m : A “ D i c t a t o r s h i p o f R e l a t i v i s m ” ? A HOUSE FOUNDED ON THE SEA Is Democracy a Dictatorship of Relativism? Jeffrey Stout In his homily of April 18, 2005, Joseph...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 119.
Published: 01 January 2015
...David Konstan Robinson Eric W. , Democracy Beyond Athens: Popular Government in the Greek Classical Age . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 ), 275 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 543.
Published: 01 August 2011
...William M. Chace Nussbaum Martha C. , Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2010 ), 158 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Charles Sullivan Israel Jonathan , A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2010 ), 276 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 501.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Josiah Ober Loren Samons II, What's Wrong with Democracy? From Athenian Practice to American Worship (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004), 327 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Paul Cartledge Abstract As part of the Common Knowledge symposium “Antipolitics” — which concerns the present confrontation and confusion of democracy and populism — this essay begins from the observation that populism is a word of Latin, not Greek, derivation. The Roman populus did not have...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 193–205.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Paul Demont Abstract In consonance with the view of Aristotle in book 4 of the Politics , Montesquieu wrote that “selection by lot is in the nature of democracy; election by choice is in the nature of aristocracy.” Although the drawing of lots was a marker of classical Athenian democracy, Socrates...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 324–341.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Jennifer T. Roberts Abstract Recoiling from the power that Athenian democracy placed in the hands of the poor, the founding fathers of the United States took Athens as primarily an anti-model, whereas nineteenth-century defenders of slavery found Athens a very congenial model indeed, seeming...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., and this article seeks to assess those changes in the context of three ideal types that advocate the use of randomly selected minipublics. This article analyzes, each in turn, the attraction of sortition for supporters and theorists of deliberative democracy, antipolitical democracy, and radical democracy...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 224–241.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Terrill G. Bouricius Abstract While elections are, today, widely considered a fundamental feature of democracy, the argument of this two‐part article, published in the Common Knowledge symposium “Antipolitics,” is that elections are a problematic and even inappropriate way of choosing...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 206–223.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Terrill G. Bouricius Abstract Part 1 of this article, which appeared in the first installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Antipolitics,” presented reasons why elections are an inappropriate method for selecting representatives in a democracy. Part 2, published in the symposium's second...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 206–215.
Published: 01 May 2022
...” to problems that, in better times, we might leave to politicians to resolve. “The crisis for democracy today,” Perl argues, “is that bad government (as Konrád, Václav Havel, and Adam Michnik defined it in the 1980s) appears to be what various electorates crave and therefore choose.” Realizing that elections...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 January 2010
...” to the exploit of others. Scientists cannot change institutions; political actors cannot dispense with the operations of power. Veblen asks much of us: for he struggled to undrape the veils of power while puncturing false hopes in the prospects of democracy. His quietism situates itself within this awful...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 342–366.
Published: 01 September 2023
... arrangements were not an endorsement of ideals of universal suffrage, representative democracy, and majoritarianism but instead—along with legal agency—mechanisms for the protection of the people from tyranny. This overlooked feature of Leveller political thought may have something to teach us about...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 192–199.
Published: 01 April 2019
... that includes not only Ratzinger and the conservative jurist E.-W. Böckenförde but also the more liberal philosopher Jürgen Habermas. What the three share, according to Kristeva, is their assessment of “rationalist humanism” as incapable of sustaining constitutional democracies, which by nature “need ‘normative...