MANCEPT Workshop – The Boundary Problem: Where Do We Stand? New Directions and Challenges

September 11, 2023 - September 13, 2023
Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT), University of Manchester

United Kingdom

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Universidade Nova de Lisboa

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How should political power and influence be allocated in democratic systems? In the 1970s, Robert Dahl called this “a problem almost totally neglected by all the greatest philosophers who write about democracy.” In the last decades, though, this question has prompted considerable interest among political philosophers and political scientists, and a substantive body of literature has emerged around what has come to be known as the boundary problem.

This workshop seeks to provide a space for political philosophers and theorists to take stock of those debates and discuss the new trends. If you are interested in sending an abstract, please check the corresponding Call for Abstracts:

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