Philosophical Perspectives on Democracy in the 21st Century

2014.10.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ann E. Cudd and Sally J. Scholz (eds.), Philosophical Perspectives on Democracy in the 21st Century, Springer, 2014, 246pp.,
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2014.10.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ann E. Cudd and Sally J. Scholz (eds.), Philosophical Perspectives on Democracy in the 21st Century, Springer, 2014, 246pp., $129.00 (hbk), ISBN 9783319023113. Reviewed by James Gledhill, The University of Hong Kong The focus of this volume is both narrower and broader than its title might suggest. Originating from the 2012 conference of the American Section of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (AMINTAPHIL), it is predominantly concerned with the current state of democracy in America. And while a number of the chapters take up core philosophical debates in democratic theory, the broad range of perspectives on offer also derive from law and political science, continuing the approach of the AMINTAPHIL book series on the philosophical foundations of law and justice, of which this is the fifth volume. In their introduction, the editors reflect on how global movements such. . .

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