A collection of essays, which show how deliberative democracy should play an important role even in the debates about military intervention abroad. It is suitable for those who are intent on giving reason and reciprocity a more prominent place in politics than power and special interests.
Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson previously coauthored Democracy and Disagreement (Harvard). Gutmann is President of the University of Pennsylvania and Professor of Political Science at the same institution. Her most recent book is Identity in Democracy (Princeton). Dennis Thompson is Alfred North Whitehead Professor of Political Philosophy at Harvard University. His other books include Just Elections: Creating a Fair Electoral Process in the U.S . (Chicago).