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Democracy and Disagreement

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674197664

Publication Date: 01/21/1998

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432 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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Amy Gutmann is Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Director of the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University.

Dennis F. Thompson is Alfred North Whitehead Professor of Political Philosophy and Associate Provost at Harvard University. He is the author of The Democratic Citizen: Social Science and Democratic Theory in the Twentieth Century, John Stuart Mill and Representative Government, and coauthor (with Amy Gutmann) of Democracy and Disagreement.

Awards & Accolades

  • 1996 Association of American Publishers PSP Award for Excellence, Government and Political Science Category
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