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Published: 29 September 2020

228 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197535455

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Beyond Empathy and Inclusion

The Challenge of Listening in Democratic Deliberation

Mary F. Scudder

  • Develops a "listening act theory" modeled after speech act theory
  • Critically examines the democratic value of inclusion and considers its limitations
  • Provides a critique of empathy-based approaches to deliberation for being unaccommodating of difference
  • Offers suggestions for how to enhance democracy when empathy is out of reach

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