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Schrödinger’s Democracy

  • Jean-Paul Gagnon
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Part of the The Theories, Concepts and Practices of Democracy book series (PSTCD)

Abstract

In this final chapter we zoom out from the material introduced in Chapters 1 to 3. The argument that basic democracy is not a human invention is first offered. We then move to answer a number of questions raised throughout the book: ‘where did democracy come from?’, ‘how did its complexity arise?’ and ‘what, in the end, is democratic?’ These are our main questions. It is a look to the future. It is a critical consideration of what the theory of evolutionary basic democracy and its model can bring to politics and society.

Keywords

Geiger Counter Democratic Practice Critical Overture Latin American Region Reproducible Study 
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© Jean-Paul Gagnon 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Paul Gagnon
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  1. 1.School of Political Science and International StudiesUniversity of QueenslandAustralia

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