Cosmopolitan Democracy: Neither a Category Mistake Nor a Categorical Imperative

Originally published as GLOBAL DEMOCRACY, D. Archibugi, M. Koenig-Archibugi, R. Marchetti, eds., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2011

MultiRights Research Paper No. 12-04

21 Pages Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last revised: 25 Jul 2012

Date Written: September 21, 2011

Abstract

This chapter mainly considers and rebuts some of the objections raised against making multilevel governance more democratic, namely those that regard this as a fundamentally mistaken requirement - close to a category mistake.

Suggested Citation

Follesdal, Andreas, Cosmopolitan Democracy: Neither a Category Mistake Nor a Categorical Imperative (September 21, 2011). Originally published as GLOBAL DEMOCRACY, D. Archibugi, M. Koenig-Archibugi, R. Marchetti, eds., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2011; MultiRights Research Paper No. 12-04. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1931550

Andreas Follesdal (Contact Author)

Pluricourts ( email )

P.O. Box 6706
St. Olavs plass 5
0130 Oslo
Norway

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