Vote, recognition, justice, knowing, pt II

To the extent that individuals are really individual, each an autonomous end in himself, to that extent they must be somewhat mysterious and inaccessible to each other. There cannot be any rule that is completely acceptable to all. There must, or so it now seems to me, be the possibility of unadjudicable conflict, which may show itself … Continue lendo

Vote, recognition, justice, knowing

I would hold that the notion of voting according to one’s own beliefs and the submitting to the will of the majority represents a recognition of the essential autonomy and freedom of others. It recognizes that justice is a pooling of irreducibly different individuals, not the carrying out of policies already known in advance. [ … Continue lendo