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Ruling passions : political offices and democratic ethics, Andrew Sabl

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Ruling passions : political offices and democratic ethics
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Ruling passions
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political offices and democratic ethics
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Andrew Sabl
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eng
Summary
How should politicians act? When should they try to lead public opinion and when should they follow it? Should politicians see themselves as experts, whose opinions have greater authority than other people's, or as participants in a common dialogue with ordinary citizens? When do virtues like toleration and willingness to compromise deteriorate into moral weakness? In this innovative work, Andrew Sabl answers these questions by exploring what a democratic polity needs from its leaders. He concludes that there are systematic, principled reasons for the holders of divergent political offices or
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Nature of contents
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Ruling passions : political offices and democratic ethics, Andrew Sabl
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Ruling passions : political offices and democratic ethics, Andrew Sabl
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7s6b1
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-340) and index
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: Theory; CHAPTER ONE: Political Offices: Universalism, Partiality, and Compromise; CHAPTER TWO: Political Office and the Theory of Democratic Constancy; CHAPTER THREE: Office and the Democratic Order: Alternative Views; PART TWO: Applications; CHAPTER FOUR: The Senator and the Politics of Fame; CHAPTER FIVE: The Moral Activist and the Politics of Public Opinion; CHAPTER SIX: The Organizer and the Politics of Personal Association; CONCLUSION: Governing Pluralism, Office Diversity, and Democratic Ethics; References; Index; A; B; C; D
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1 online resource (xv, 347 pages)
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online
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9781400825004
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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