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The Ethical Dimension of Politics

  • Frederick B. Mills
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Abstract

Chapter 5, The Ethical Dimension of Politics, articulates the subsumption of the ethical principles into norms of critical political rationality. When constituted power of the state and other institutions become corrupt and are no longer obedient to constituents, constituents face the challenge of recuperating their sovereignty and restoring democratic governance. The chapter examines in detail Dussel’s account of how a politics of liberation justifies the struggle to transform corrupt forms of governance into ones that answer obediently to democratic expressions of constituent power.

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  • Frederick B. Mills
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  1. 1.Bowie State UniversityBowieUSA

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