Moral Dialogues in Public Debates

The Public Perspective, Vol. 11, No. 2 (March/April 2000), pp. 27-30

6 Pages Posted: 2 Oct 2012

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Amitai Etzioni

The George Washington University

Date Written: 2000

Abstract

Communitarians argue that democratic societies require a core of shared values. To be legitimate a democracy must be something more than a procedure that allows individuals with different values to work out shared policies. The question is, what is the most effective way for communities to collectively formulate shared values?

Suggested Citation

Etzioni, Amitai, Moral Dialogues in Public Debates (2000). The Public Perspective, Vol. 11, No. 2 (March/April 2000), pp. 27-30. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2155821

Amitai Etzioni (Contact Author)

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