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Deliberative Theory and Deconstruction: A Democratic Venture

Gormley, Steven (2020) Deliberative Theory and Deconstruction: A Democratic Venture. Edinburgh University Press.

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Abstract

Our political climate is increasingly characterised by hostility towards constructed others. Steven Gormley answers the question: what does it mean to do justice to others? He pursues this question by developing a critical, but productive, dialogue between deliberative theory and deconstruction. Two key claims emerge from this. First: doing justice to the other demands that we maintain an ethos of interruption. And secondly: Such an ethos requires a democratic form of politics. In developing this account, Gormley places deliberative theory and deconstruction into critical conversation with the work of Mouffe, Aristotle, Rorty, Laclau and different traditions of critical theory.

Item Type: Book
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities > Philosophy and Art History, School of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2020 14:10
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 01:35
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/28587

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