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A response to Roger Scruton: no, democracy is not overrated

Pettit, Philip (2013) A response to Roger Scruton: no, democracy is not overrated. Democratic Audit Blog (23 Aug 2013). Website.

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In a recent article for the BBC’s ‘a Point of View’ series, the conservative Philosopher Roger Scruton argues that democracy is overrated, and that we should value equal freedom and the protection of human rights ahead of it. Philip Pettit of Princeton University argues that Scruton is wrong to distinguish between the three, and that democracy is anything but overrated.

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Additional Information: © 2013 Democratic Audit UK
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BC Logic
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2013 09:52
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 07:01

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