PHI380.38 Democratic Theory

This political theory course investigates various different conceptions of democracy to clarify several contested understandings and is designed to provide a critical introduction to the main theories of democracy. It examines: 1) the classical conception of democracy, investigating in detail the institutions, ideals, and critiques of Athenian democracy; 2) the liberal conception of democracy and its critiques; 3) deliberative democracy and its critiques.

Department: Philosophy

Location: Istanbul

Credits: 3