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Otra tesis acerca de la filosofia de la historia

This essay in Spanish appeared in the Revista Encuentros Uruguayos Año II, Número 2, Noviembre 2009, pp. 208-220 In English the text was published in James Tully (ed.), 1988, Meaning and Context: Quentin Skinner and His Critics, Princeton University Press. Chapter...

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02 November 2009
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Will democracy survive?

Democracy did not emerge as an historical inevitability, John Keane tells Peter Clarke Inside Story There are some shocks in John Keane’s latest book, The Life and Death of Democracy. First, he punctures the “democracy started in Athens” myth – “assembly democracy,”...

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15 September 2009