Thesis / Dissertation

Egalitarianism, Deliberation and Technoscience: Reimagining Equality in a Postcolonial Democracy

Souresh Roy, Muhammad Malik (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

Political theory in recent times have been confronted with two substantive challenges. On one hand while normative or analytic philosophy has come under criticism for being too abstract and devoid of any practical significance, the post-structural variety has not been able to proceed further beyond the critique of political institutions, specially of the liberal democratic form. While the former has to contend with the charge of an ethics-first approach that does not work in the real world of politics, the latter is handicapped by its inability to frame coherent political and normative frameworks. This dissertation attempts to bridge the divide by working with a recent tradition of democrati..

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