This paper examines the strength of a recent argument made against democracy. The notion of epistocracy, a system of government where the wise or the knowers rule, has garnered some attention of late. These theories of epistocracy have traditionally struggled with questions of political legitimacy and authority. In Against Democracy, Jason Brennan articulates an alternative theory for epistocracy which may prove more promising.
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- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2018Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 95-99)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Philosophy