A Formal Theory of Democratic Deliberation
作者单位: 11 Waseda University
2 2 University of Rochester
刊名: American Political Science Review, 2020, Vol.114 (1), pp.14-35
来源数据库: Cambridge University Press Journal
DOI: 10.1017/S0003055419000674
原始语种摘要: Inspired by impossibility theorems of social choice theory, many democratic theorists have argued that aggregative forms of democracy cannot lend full democratic justification for the collective decisions reached. Hence, democratic theorists have turned their attention to deliberative democracy, according to which “outcomes are democratically legitimate if and only if they could be the object of a free and reasoned agreement among equals” (Cohen 1997a, 73). However, relatively little work has been done to offer a formal theory of democratic deliberation. This article helps fill that gap by offering a formal theory of three different modes of democratic deliberation: myopic discussion, constructive discussion, and debate. We show that myopic discussion suffers from indeterminacy of long...
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  • constructive 建设的
  • democratic 民主
  • debate 争辩
  • legitimate 合法
  • conclusive 确凿
  • deliberation 商议
  • unlike 不等的
  • irrespective 不考虑的
  • discussion 讨论
  • formal 形式的