The Sytems Approach and Its Enemies Helps Us Find the Morality of a Revised Democracy

  • John P. Van Gigch


If democracy constitutes the institution of morality in a society, it can only be introduced when peace, agreement and consent prevail.

My hope is that is a review of CWC’ The Systems Approach and Its Enemies will provided the reader with a broader understanding of this great work. Re-interpreting CWCs’ ideas in the context of the search of morality in democracy and the adversarial character of different cultures could further our understanding. I argue that the text is relevant to our present dilemmas and problems.

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Democracy enemies and adversaries 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John P. Van Gigch
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  1. 1.California State UniversityUSA

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