ERIC Number: EJ631401
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Public Discourse: Creating the Conditions for Dialogue Concerning the Common Good in a Postmodern Heterogeneous Democracy.
Geren, Peggy Ruth
Studies in Philosophy and Education, v20 n3 p191-99 May 2001
Offers a philosophical history of the nature of public discourse, describing it as a basic constituent of human rights. Analyzes the dichotomy between the common good and tolerance and protection of pluralism. Discusses the philosophical views of Condorcet, Jefferson, Dewey, and Habermas, portraying public discourse in relation to the Enlightenment ideal, scientific inquiry, and critique. (Contains 12 references.) (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue on educational rights and entitlements.