On Democracy explores the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of the modern liberal democratic system of governance, examining how democratic systems function and fail. Key to the paper are the conflicting values of liberalism and democracy as ideologies, which create tensions and conflicts that cause serious problems in the economic, political, and social spheres. On Democracy examines the long term goals of a democratic system of governance and demonstrates the ways in which a democracy that fails to manage its inherent tensions starts to collapse. Democracy at its core is engaged in ...
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