Dealing with difference : the Republican public-private distinction

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dc.contributor.author Honohan, Iseult
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-31T09:18:03Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-31T09:18:03Z
dc.date.copyright 2000 Routledge en
dc.date.issued 2000
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-415-22714-8
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2883
dc.description.abstract This paper discusses the best way to deal with difference in the public sphere. The liberal public-private distinction focuses on control and relegates difference to the private. It is subject to the criticism that it is exclusive, marginalizes values, and relies on a distinction between the state and civil society which cannot be systematically sustained. The republican public-private distinction is paradigmatically different; it focuses on interest, envisages plural publics, and offers the possibility of public recognition by encouraging deliberation between different moral and cultural perspectives. Thus it avoids the criticisms levelled against the liberal use, without assuming, as communitarians and cultural pluralists do, that the public realm can unproblematically replicate private values. en
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Routledge en
dc.relation.ispartof Baghramian, M. and Ingram, A. (eds.). Pluralism : the philosophy and politics of diversity en
dc.rights This is an electronic version of a chapter published in Pluralism: The Philosophy and Politics of Diversity (2000) edited by Maria Baghramian and Attracta Ingram. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415227148/ en
dc.subject Public-private en
dc.subject Republicanism en
dc.subject.lcsh Republicanism en
dc.subject.lcsh Difference (Philosophy) en
dc.subject.lcsh Civil society en
dc.subject.lcsh Cultural pluralism en
dc.subject.lcsh Public domain en
dc.title Dealing with difference : the Republican public-private distinction en
dc.type Book Chapter en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Honohan|Iseult|aut| en


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