traditions: deliberative democracy
and aggregative democracy.
Roughly, deliberative democracy claims that democracy is justified when it is equal and adequately deliberative. The use of political power is appropriate when it is the outcome of high-quality deliberation among citizens and
Modern democratic societies are facing manifold internal and external challenges. Economically, today’s nation state democracies are increasingly in danger of losing autonomy due to the globalization of markets. The growing predominance of economic imperatives over democratically legitimized
focuses on the institutional structures of states that moderate their CO 2 emissions. Previous research that focuses on internal state factors largely focus on democracy and find wildly conflicting results. For example, Shandra et al. (2004) find no association between democracy and CO 2 emissions
arrangements like families, and political practices like democracy. They shape the traditions and expectations we inherit, as well as the ways in which we test, challenge, and revise what has been passed on to us.
Despite this, hope is too often described in individualist terms that fail to encapsulate the
of the ten probouloi who were chosen to exercise a rather ill-defined supervisory function for an indefinite period (Arist. Rh. 1419a26-30 = Sophocles T 27).
There are, however, episodes in Sophocles’ public career that may raise doubts about his commitment to democracy. At the time of his
and we aim to clarify and advance that contribution, to join him in calling for more research in this field, especially as it pertains to democracy. Our larger claim is that the relationship between scandal and democracy not as a simple question but rather as a research agenda. The operative question