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Free public reason [electronic resource] : making it up as we go / Fred D'Agostino.

By: D'Agostino, Fred.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Oxford University Press on-line: Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996Description: 1 online resource (xii, 203 p.).ISBN: 1429406658 (electronic bk.); 9781429406659 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Political science -- Philosophy | Justification (Theory of knowledge) | Reason | PHILOSOPHY -- Political | Rede (filosofie) | Rationaliteit | Rechtvaardiging | Openbaarheid | Politics PhilosophyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Free public reason.DDC classification: 320/.01 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. Introduction; 1. Pr�ecis; 2. Retrospective; 3. Prospective; 2. Some Apparatus; 3. The Idea of Public Justification; 4. Some Conceptions of Public Justification; 5. The Ideal of Public Justification; 6. Prima Facie Incoherence; 7. Overarching Principles and Perspectives?; 8. Responses to and Diagnosis of Prima Facie Incoherence; 9. 'Solving' the Problem; 10. Assessing the Solution; 11. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z;
Summary: This study examines the idea of public justification, stressing its importance but also questioning the coherence of the concept itself. D'Agostino shows that the concept is composed of various values, interests and notions regarding the common good.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-191) and index.

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1. Introduction; 1. Pr�ecis; 2. Retrospective; 3. Prospective; 2. Some Apparatus; 3. The Idea of Public Justification; 4. Some Conceptions of Public Justification; 5. The Ideal of Public Justification; 6. Prima Facie Incoherence; 7. Overarching Principles and Perspectives?; 8. Responses to and Diagnosis of Prima Facie Incoherence; 9. 'Solving' the Problem; 10. Assessing the Solution; 11. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z;

This study examines the idea of public justification, stressing its importance but also questioning the coherence of the concept itself. D'Agostino shows that the concept is composed of various values, interests and notions regarding the common good.

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