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Final call for papers: Deliberation after consensus – Democracy, epistemic quality and public discourse

Workshop, Paris, 20-21 November 2014.

Keynote speakers: Simone Chambers and Jürg Steiner.

We invite paper proposals on four topics:

1. What is the role of consensus in deliberative democratic theory?
2. How does agreement affect the quality of subsequent deliberation?
3. How to measure deliberative rationality and epistemic quality?
4. What is the relationship between expert discourse, democratic deliberation and epistemic quality in political processes?

Paper proposal deadline: September 1, 2014.

Where required, we’ll cover travel and accommodation expenses for paper givers.

Further info is to be found here:
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CFP: Deliberation after consensus: Democracy, epistemic quality and public discourse

We’re inviting abstracts for a workshop on deliberative democracy to be held in Paris, France, 20–21 November 2014. Keynote speakers are Simone Chambers and Jürg Steiner.

We welcome contributions from scholars in political science, philosophy, law, media and communication, and related disciplines on any of the following topics:

  • What is the role of consensus in deliberative democratic theory?
  • How does agreement affect the quality of subsequent deliberation?
  • How to measure deliberative rationality and epistemic quality?
  • What is the relationship between expert discourse, democratic deliberation and epistemic quality in political processes?
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