Seminar on The Priority of Democracy

by Henry on February 11, 2013

Over the next several days, we’ll be running a seminar on Jack Knight and Jim Johnson’s recent book, The Priority of Democracy. The participants:

Chris Ansell is a professor of political science at UC Berkeley. He works on pragmatism and Western European politics, and is the author of Pragmatist Democracy: Evolutionary Learning as Public Philosophy.

Peter Boettke is University Professor of Philosophy and Economics at George Mason University. His most recent book is Living Economics: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.

Henry Farrell blogs here.

Ingrid Robeyns blogs here.

Cosma Shalizi is Associate Professor of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University, and a former guest-blogger here at CT.

Melissa Schwartzberg is an associate professor and political theorist at Columbia University. She has a forthcoming book under contract with Cambridge University Press, Counting the Many: The Origins and Limits of Supermajority Rule.

Adrian Vermeule is a professor at Harvard Law School. His book, The System of the Constitution, was published by Oxford University Press in 2011.