Deweyel significado democrático de la primacía de los hábitos

  1. Juan Carlos Mougan Rivero 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Cádiz, España
Daimon: revista internacional de filosofía

ISSN: 1130-0507 1989-4651

Year of publication: 2016

Issue: 68

Pages: 85-100

Type: Article


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The relevance Dewey bestows to habits in deliberation provides the key to clarify how he understood democracy. Although it is possible to list him among the advocates of deliberative democracy, the importance that he gave to non- epistemic factors led him to reject the intellectualist assumptions, that often characterize that position. The result is a normative political theory where it is understood democracy requires not only the growing cognitive abilities, but also the development of an ethos that fosters the extension of democratic values.

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