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Some quasi-methodological reflections: a reply to Ghins and Ragazzoni

Share the post "Some quasi-methodological reflections: a reply to Ghins and Ragazzoni" Greg Conti offers a response to his reviewers in our “Parliamentary Thinking” book forum.  It was a pleasure for me to read the commentaries by David Ragazzoni and Arthur Ghins. These are among the most promising scholars writing about the history and theory of liberalism and democracy, and their insightful engagements with Parliament the Mirror of the Nation demonstrate well why...

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Representing Parts and Parties

Share the post "Representing Parts and Parties" This is the fourth and final review in our “Parliamentary Thinking” book forum. Review of Parliament the Mirror of the Nation: Representation, Deliberation and Democracy in Victorian Britain by Gregory Conti (Cambridge University Press, 2019). Greg Conti’s first monograph is an important, and exemplarily well-written, contribution to a fast-growing body of literature in historical political theory that makes the...

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Democracy in the Mirror

Share the post "Democracy in the Mirror" This is the third review in our “Parliamentary Thinking” book forum. Review of Parliament the Mirror of the Nation: Representation, Deliberation and Democracy in Victorian Britain by Gregory Conti (Cambridge University Press, 2019). In Political Political Theory (2016), Jeremy Waldron chided political theorists for studying ideals such as equality or liberty in a vacuum, in a way oblivious to the concrete institutional...

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Revue de Presse: 19 avril

Share the post "Revue de Presse: 19 avril" La présente pandémie n’est pas une crise pour l’Inde—au contraire, elle représente trois crises distinctes mais interconnectées, selon Mathieu Ferry, Govindan Venkatasubramanian, Isabelle Guérin et Marine Al Dahdah. D’abord, la crise sanitaire : les ressources publiques (ventilateurs, lits d’hôpitaux, etc.) sont insuffisantes pour faire face aux obstacles, alors que le traitement privé est hors de portée de tous excepté les...

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On Parliamentarism: A Reply to Varouxakis and Rubinelli

Share the post "On Parliamentarism: A Reply to Varouxakis and Rubinelli" William Selinger offers a response to his reviewers in our “Parliamentary Thinking” book forum.  It is a pleasure to respond to Georgios Varouxakis and Lucia Rubinelli’s commentaries on Parliamentarism: From Burke to Weber. I could not have hoped for two more careful and insightful engagements with this book. Because Varouxakis has provided an in-depth description of the book’s contents, I will...

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Is Parliamentarism Compatible with Democracy?

Share the post "Is Parliamentarism Compatible with Democracy?" This is the second review in our “Parliamentary Thinking” book forum.  Review of William Selinger, Parliamentarism: From Burke to Weber (Cambridge University Press, 2019). Historians of political thought have long interrogated the variety of meanings that nineteenth century thinkers attributed to the idea of liberty. Recent debates asking whether there is a distinctive French liberal tradition are but...

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Parliamentary Continuities

Share the post "Parliamentary Continuities" This is the first review in our “Parliamentary Thinking” book forum.  Review of William Selinger, Parliamentarism: From Burke to Weber (Cambridge University Press, 2019). William Selinger’s book is a very important work on a surprisingly neglected topic of immense significance, both historical and contemporary. Though there are countless works on “liberalism,” “liberal political thought” and the like, there is no work...

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Book Forum: Parliamentary Thinking

Share the post "Book Forum: Parliamentary Thinking" This is the launch of a joint book forum on “Parliamentary Thinking.” William Selinger, Parliamentarism: From Burke to Weber (Cambridge University Press, 2019) Gregory Conti, Parliament the Mirror of the Nation: Representation, Deliberation, and Democracy in Victorian Britain (Cambridge University Press, 2019) Introduction: Parliamentary Thinking In his Lettres sur les Anglais, Voltaire refused to liken the...

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