The Normative and the Transformative in Ferrara’s Exemplary Politics

In The Democratic Horizon and other works, Alessandro Ferrara offers an original theory of political judgment, exemplarity and political liberalism. This article examines two distinctive features of this theory, his accounts of the normativity of a Rawlsian form of political liberalism and of democr...

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Main Author: Festenstein, Matthew
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Source:Jura Gentium: Rivista di filosofia del diritto internazionale e della politica globale, ISSN 1826-8269, Vol. 14, Nº. 1 (The Prospect for Liberal-Democracy in Troubled Times: A Symposium on Alessandro Ferrara’s The Democr), 2017, pags. 18-28
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dialnet-ar-18-ART00013293602019-07-09The Normative and the Transformative in Ferrara’s Exemplary PoliticsFestenstein, MatthewAlessandro FerraraPolitical JudgmentExemplarityJohn RawlsPolitical LiberalismIn The Democratic Horizon and other works, Alessandro Ferrara offers an original theory of political judgment, exemplarity and political liberalism. This article examines two distinctive features of this theory, his accounts of the normativity of a Rawlsian form of political liberalism and of democratic openness or transformative politics. It is suggested that there are some tensions between his commitment to a judgment-centered epistemology and political liberalism.2017text (article)application/pdfhttps://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/oaiart?codigo=6894238(Revista) ISSN 1826-8269Jura Gentium: Rivista di filosofia del diritto internazionale e della politica globale, ISSN 1826-8269, Vol. 14, Nº. 1 (The Prospect for Liberal-Democracy in Troubled Times: A Symposium on Alessandro Ferrara’s The Democr), 2017, pags. 18-28engLICENCIA DE USO: Los documentos a texto completo incluidos en Dialnet son de acceso libre y propiedad de sus autores y/o editores. Por tanto, cualquier acto de reproducción, distribución, comunicación pública y/o transformación total o parcial requiere el consentimiento expreso y escrito de aquéllos. Cualquier enlace al texto completo de estos documentos deberá hacerse a través de la URL oficial de éstos en Dialnet. Más información: https://dialnet.unirioja.es/info/derechosOAI | INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS STATEMENT: Full text documents hosted by Dialnet are protected by copyright and/or related rights. This digital object is accessible without charge, but its use is subject to the licensing conditions set by its authors or editors. Unless expressly stated otherwise in the licensing conditions, you are free to linking, browsing, printing and making a copy for your own personal purposes. All other acts of reproduction and communication to the public are subject to the licensing conditions expressed by editors and authors and require consent from them. Any link to this document should be made using its official URL in Dialnet. More info: https://dialnet.unirioja.es/info/derechosOAI
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Jura Gentium: Rivista di filosofia del diritto internazionale e della politica globale, ISSN 1826-8269, Vol. 14, Nº. 1 (The Prospect for Liberal-Democracy in Troubled Times: A Symposium on Alessandro Ferrara’s The Democr), 2017, pags. 18-28
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Festenstein, Matthew
The Normative and the Transformative in Ferrara’s Exemplary Politics
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In The Democratic Horizon and other works, Alessandro Ferrara offers an original theory of political judgment, exemplarity and political liberalism. This article examines two distinctive features of this theory, his accounts of the normativity of a Rawlsian form of political liberalism and of democratic openness or transformative politics. It is suggested that there are some tensions between his commitment to a judgment-centered epistemology and political liberalism.
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The Normative and the Transformative in Ferrara’s Exemplary Politics
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