TITLE

PROPOSING DEMOCRACY ANEW--PART TWO

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov1999, Issue 97, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Part II. Presents propositions in rethinking and renewing democracy. Truths on the human person and human community; Problems of democracy; Democracy being more than an institution and majority rule; Dependence of legitimacy of positive law on compatibility with moral laws.
ACCESSION #
2441785

 

Related Articles

  • UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITY AND SOCIETY. PĂUN, ŞTEFAN // Geopolitics, History & International Relations;2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p174 

    The current study extends past research by elucidating the place of women in Spinoza's democracy, Spinoza's philosophy concerning women's capacity for political participation, and his claims about women's "natural" disempowerment. Castoriadis points out that the societal institution determines,...

  • Building a reputation.  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;11/17/2006, Vol. 50 Issue 46, p3 

    The article focuses on the Arabic concept of wasta. Many people arriving in the Middle East for the first time are told that to really understand how the region works they need to get to grips with the Arabic concept of wasta. Defenders of the culture of respect in the Great Britain or the...

  • The road to the good society. Etzioni, Amitai // New Statesman;05/15/2000, Vol. 129 Issue 4486, p25 

    Discusses the idea of third way as ideological roadmap for societies. Criticism on the neglect of community by societies that adopted the third way; Importance of mutuality to communities; How to encourage and renew communities.

  • GEMEINSCHAFT, ESSENCE AND UNITY: TOWARD A NEW HUMANISTIC SOCIOLOGY. Cohen, Harry // Humanity & Society;Feb78, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p18 

    Sociology, like everything with pretensions to the scientific, has tended to fragment the underlying unity of things. The things and the unity are broken through taxonomic classifications and compartmentalizing analyses. It is suggested in this article that sociology take a lead in the putting...

  • Disenchanting the Concept of Community. Berger, Bennett M. // Society;Sep/Oct88, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p50 

    This article assesses the concept of community. In the literature of sociology the concept of community has been contrasted with the idea of society. The contrast between community and society is part of the conservative political tradition of sociological ideas which was promoted by European...

  • Plagiarism Reassessed: A Culturalist Take on Academia's Cardinal Sin. Bennett, Karen // European English Messenger;Spring2011, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p74 

    The article discusses the author's explanation on two broad social systems Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft that involves plagiarism in the established academics. The author cites his personal encounter with rampant plagiarism and other form of corruption. He then explains that Gemeinschaft is...

  • A Study of the Types of Social Trust and the Elements Influencing It: The Case of the Iranian Northern Town of Sari. Heidarabadi, Aboalghasem; Sarukhani, Bagher; Valadbigi, Akbar // Asian Social Science;Jan2012, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p183 

    This article is concerned with the level of social trust, its different types, and the social factors that influence it in the northern Iranian town of Sari, Mazandaran province. For the purpose of our study, this article adopted Giddens' and Toennies's theories as its framework to examine the...

  • DE IUSTITIA NON EST DISPUTANDUM? SOCIAL JUSTICE IN TODAY'S GERMANY. Müller, Hans-Peter // Swiss Journal of Sociology;1996, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p581 

    Social justice is back on the agenda. A problem which seemed solved in the wealthy Federal Republic returns as a challenge for the new Germany. Against the background of 1989, different approaches in sociology and philosophy are examined and actual problems of fairness are outlined. Social...

  • Communauté et societé, Collingwood contre les sociologues. JAFFRO, LAURENT // Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review;Spring2008, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p253 

    The opposition between community and society set out by Collingwood in his New Leviathan (1942) should be compared with the distinction between Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft that Tönnies had introduced in 1887 The debate on Meal types of social organizations apparently pertains to «pure...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics