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Allyn Fives

consensus over which moral claim is fundamental and so there is no consensus on the general rule that resolves such moral conflicts. Therefore, instead, we can hope to resolve such dilemmas only through the exercise of practical judgement and practical reasoning. Empirical evidence Numerous studies have been carried out concerning civic education, both the civic component of children’s formal education as well as specific civic education programmes. In this section, I am interested most particularly in studies examining civic education within a broader political

in Evaluating parental power
Rainer Forst

reason’ or ‘burdens of judgment’ that inevitably narrow the realm of what persons can reasonably agree to. Even those who are seeking to reach a normative consensus and who share ‘a common human reason’ in the sense that ‘they can draw inferences, weigh evidence, and balance competing considerations’31 may not reach a consensus owing to various limits on their capacities for reasonable theoretical and practical judgement. The most important burden Rawls mentions is that the way individuals assess evidence and weigh moral and political values is shaped by their total

in The culture of toleration in diverse societies
Marc Geddes

consequently requires practical judgements as well as taken-for-granted or tacit knowledge. This suggests that everyday practices as performances can have a range of elements. In this chapter, I limit my discussion to three (style, speech and space) and draw from one of the founding fathers of dramaturgy, Erving Goffman. Style . Goffman ( 1990 , pp. 34–5) identifies two elements of what I term a

in Dramas at Westminster
Mark Webber

strategic calculations of the US; the priority the Clinton and Bush administrations have attached to enlargement has overridden more practical judgements relating to the preparedness of new members. Equally, however, it reflects NATO’s own more flexible remit following the Cold War (which means it is capable of accommodating a large and varied range of states with differing levels of preparedness) as well

in Inclusion, exclusion and the governance of European Security