The work of Frank Ankersmit on representation and democracy is surprisingly little known even among academics working in political theory. At the end of the. Inspiration for a serious consideration of the impact of political style and taste is initially drawn from Frank Ankersmit’s articulation of an ‘aesthetic’ conception of. Aesthetic Politics Political Philosophy Beyond Fact and Value. F. R. Ankersmit. ( ). Abstract, This article has no associated abstract. (fix it). Keywords.

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Aesthetic Politics Political Philosophy Beyond Fact and Value

By continuing to browse the site with cookies enabled in your browser, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. Our Sense of the Real: To achieve this, it focuses on ankerwmit notion of political “representation” as the heart of parliamentary democracy, openly welcoming and embracing all the aestheticist connotations of the term. Email Please log in from an authenticated institution or log into your member profile to access the email feature.

Trainor – – Philosophy and Social Criticism 34 8: You can view this on the NLA website. Democracy has become so overwhelmingly accepted in ankesmit western societies that we tend to presume that it is the unquestionable solution to every political problem that ankeramit confronts humanity, or might ever do so. National Library of Australia. The Politics of Judgment: Political science — Philosophy.

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Kimberley Curtis – aesthtic Cornell Aessthetic Press. Chapters Chapter 2 Democracy’s Inner Voice: Maerhofer – – Cambridge Scholars Press. Popular Culture and Mediated Politics: The Sublime Subject of History: Aesthetic Experience and Arendtian Politics.


Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. The very existence of politically representative institutions brings into being a political society that would not otherwise exist. Conflicts that appear hopelessly irreconcilable at the level of the population the represented are often soluble through compromise at the level of political institutions representation.

You can read four articles free per month. The work of Frank Ankersmit on representation and democracy is surprisingly little known even among academics working in political theory.

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White – – Philosophy 25 Democracy in the Age of Unintended Consequences. A great example of this in our time is the peace settlement in Northern Ireland. Plato, Aristotle, and the Purpose of Politics. Here his analysis overlaps with his renowned work in historiography. Taking as its point of departure a sharp critique of Rawls’s influential A Theory of Justice –which, like most Western political philosophy since the seventeenth century, considers ethics to be foundational to a proper understanding of the political–this book looks at politics from an aesthetic perspective.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate Read. From this point of view concerning representation, what matters above all is how well the representatives in the political debating chamber reproduce the thinking of the population at large. History of Western Philosophy.

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Login or create a profile so that you aesthftic create alerts and save clips, playlists, and searches. Andrew Sabl – – Princeton University Press. Other editions – View all Aesthetic Politics: This article has no associated abstract. Romanticism, Postmodernism, and Democracy 4. Articulating Soap, Politics and Gender Chapter 7: In ancient Athens the male, property-owning citizens were required to vote on important issues in person.

But Ankersmit suggests that, on the contrary, democracy as we now understand it is a comparatively recent development, and dates only from the post-Napoleonic period in Europe, from the nineteenth century onwards.

Cherry – – Cambridge University Press. Our form of plitics, which depends on representation — where we vote for people who will take political decisions on our behalf — must be distinguished from classical democracy, which was a direct democracy.

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More in Philosophy—Political Philosophy. In understanding any political system, Ankersmit argues that we must ask what the problem was that the system was expected to solve.

The Sublime Subject of History: Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of aewthetic, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? No categories specified categorize this paper. The author sees totalitarianism as the inevitable consequence of the abandonment of aestheticism.