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This study goes to the heart of ethics and politics. Strongly argued and lucidly written, the book makes a crucial distinction between two forms of democracy

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-1
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. 2-5
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-7
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  1. Prefatory Note for the 1990 Edition
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-11
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  1. Part One: Democracy as an Ethico-Philosophical Preblem
  2. pp. 1-2
  1. I. Democracy and Man's Moral Predicament
  2. pp. 3-26
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  1. II. Human Experience and the "Scientific Method"
  2. pp. 27-51
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  1. Part Two: The Ethical Life
  2. pp. 52-80
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  1. III. The Duality of Human Nature
  2. pp. 81-91
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  1. IV. The Ethics of Community
  2. pp. 92-101
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  1. Part Three: Rousseau's General Will: Moral Fact or Utopian Fiction?
  2. pp. 90-91
  1. V. The Political Moralism of Rousseau
  2. pp. 92-101
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  1. VI. The Rebirth of Nature
  2. pp. 102-116
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  1. VII. The General Will
  2. pp. 117-145
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  1. VIII. Utopian Dreams and Harsh Realities
  2. pp. 146-151
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  1. Part Four: The Ethics of Constitutiona Democracy
  2. pp. 152-164
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  1. IX. Constitutionalism and Popular Sovereignty
  2. pp. 154-165
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  1. X. The Spirit of Constitutionalism
  2. pp. 166-181
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  1. XI. Constitutionalism versus Plebiscitarianism
  2. pp. 182-198
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  1. XII. Democracy, Leadership and Culture
  2. pp. 199-203
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  1. Part Five: A Postscript
  2. pp. 204-216
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  1. XIII. The Common Good and History
  2. pp. 206-231
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  1. XIV. The State of Democracy
  2. pp. 232-240
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 241-245
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  1. Back Cover
  2. pp. 257-257
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780813220864
Print ISBN
9780813207117
MARC Record
OCLC
815969430
Pages
255
Launched on MUSE
2013-05-20
Language
English
Open Access
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